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

Stefan Mischook's Blog:
A Question about object properties in PHP Classes
December 07, 2007 @ 14:33:00

Stefan Mischook shares a little question and answer he had recently concerning object properties in PHP.

The question asked about accessing properties outside the class and/or defining them as protected/private to prevent it. Stefan's response was basically:

Many OO techniques are designed for situations where you will have more than one programmer involved, now or later. By declaring variables as protected or private, you are adding security to the code base by forcing the use of getter and setter methods where you can control how objects are used.
0 comments voice your opinion now!
properties classes object private protected properties classes object private protected


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Utah PHP Users Group: PHP and JSON

DevShed: Abstract Classes in PHP - Working with PHP 5

DZone.com: The era of Object-Document Mapping

DevShed: Abstract Classes in PHP - Introducing the Key Concepts

Tony Bibbs' Blog: Geeklog_Generator 1.0.0 Released


Community Events











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


symfony2 security threedevsandamaybe install release unittest hhvm composer application podcast language package component hack code framework facebook opinion overview introduction

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