News Feed
Jobs Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Freek Lijten's Blog:
Currently on PHP's internals - Property Accessors
February 03, 2012 @ 09:39:14

Freek Lijten has posted another "Currently on PHP's internals..." post to his blog today (here's the previous one) with a look at the discussions around the idea of having "property accessors" in PHP - a standardized way of defining getters/setters in objects.

Today I will be discussing a feature that at this moment is called "Property Accessor". It is a method of defining getters and setters. Originally an RFC was defined as early as september 2009, but recently new discussion took place and an actual patch was created. There is no certainty this feature will ever make a PHP version but discussion seems to target implementation details and not the feature itself, so things are looking bright for this feature.

There's two RFCs posted about the topic - the original proposal (from Dennis Robinson) and a patch for implementing them (from Clint Priest). The proposal replaces the common magic getters/setters (__get & __set) with the optional "get" and "set" keywords inside of custom-defined properties.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
property accessors proposals rfc internals discussion


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Freek Lijten's Blog: Currently on PHP's internals - Property Accessors

Jamie Hemmett's Blog: Tips for PHP User Groups

Community News: An Effort to Deprecate the MySQL Extension

JankoAtWarpSpeed.com: Discussion: Why web designers often use PHP over ASP.NET?

PHPMagazin: Okay, so the cloud. But what's in it for me and my business.


Community Events











Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


release language security component framework introduction unittest performance hhvm application project facebook podcast composer symfony2 package database example hack install

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework