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Ralph Schindler: PHP Constructor Best Practices And The Prototype Pattern

Ralph Schindler has posted PHP Constructor Best Practices And The Prototype Pattern

If your knowledge of constructors ends with “the place where I put my object initialization code,” read on. While this is mostly what a constructor is, the way a developer crafts their class constructor greatly impacts the initial API of a particular class/object; which ultimately affects usability and extensibility. After all, the constructor is the first impression a particular class can make.

In case you missed this last Friday, this is an in-depth look at how to construct an object in PHP whilst adhering to SOLID principles. If you missed this last week, read it now! Get a coffee first.