PHP 8 Standard Library
PHP 8 Standard Library
A Beginner's Guide to PHP SPL
About the Book
What is PHP Standard Library or SPL?
How do we use that in-built PHP classes to manage Data Structure or File System?
How to use Iterator Interfaces? How has this library been updated in PHP 8?
A Beginner's guide that will move from lesser known facts to unknown facts about PHP SPL.
PHP SPL stands for Standard PHP Library.
In a nutshell, this library is a collection of classes and interfaces. These classes and interfaces help us to solve common problems.
The main advantage of using SPL in PHP is we don’t have to take help of any external libraries or extensions.
Since the SPL in PHP is in-built, one can use it in any project.
At any time. As requirements we don’t need anything more.
The other advantages include many more things.
Since they are part of PHP core, we don’t have to install any extra packages.
Consider the example of the DirectoryIterator class.
The DirectoryIterator class provides a simple interface that we can use for viewing the contents of filesystem directories.
However, this is just a glimmer, a drop of ocean. We'll learn all the necessary methods and constants that are associated with Standard PHP Libraries.
While we're reading this book, besides keep in touch with all PHP 8 related articles at :
Should I upgrade to PHP 8? How do I upgrade to PHP 8?
- Why we should upgrade to PHP 8?
- Can WordPress use PHP 8?
- How do I code in PHP? What are coding standards?
What does SPL mean in PHP?
- The DirectoryIterator class
What is an iterator in PHP? What are the PHP iterative interfaces?
- How do the PHP iterative interfaces work?
Iterate Files and Directories
- What is the purpose of iterator in PHP?
- Difference between directory iterator and file system iterator
- What is the purpose of PHP libraries? What is recursive iterator?
- What is recursive depth in PHP?
- What is file system iterator in PHP?
- How do I read a PHP file?
- How do you read and write file on the server from PHP?
- Can PHP read CSV file?
Iterate Array, XML and JSON with SPL
- What is array iterator in PHP?
- How to convert XML to Object in PHP 8
- How do I extract data from JSON with PHP?
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