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[nycphp-talk] type casting function arguments

Cliff Hirsch cliff at pinestream.com
Fri Feb 10 15:09:06 EST 2006


So is it best to abandon ifs with === and !==? I think they are great
for validation and flag checking (like setting a variable to a result
set or Boolean false). But I might have gotten ahead of myself using
them too liberally, which is now a bit worrisome and creating a few
problems...and overtime.

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No.  What you're trying to do is type hinting, which only works for the
compound types: classes (as of 5) and arrays (as of 5.1). See:
    http://us3.php.net/manual/en/language.oop5.typehinting.php




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