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[nycphp-talk] function references

Brian O'Connor gatzby3jr at gmail.com
Sat Jan 10 17:40:26 EST 2009


I believe this is what you're looking for.

I've done similar things in the past, but I don't have the code handy.

http://www.php.net/manual/en/language.variables.variable.php

On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 2:45 PM, Jesse Callaway <bonsaime at gmail.com> wrote:

> Is it possible to take a reference to a function and then stick it in an
> array?
>
> I'd like to have an array with function names as the keys and the values
> would be references to the actual function. This way I could do
>
>
> do[$that_function];
>
> Basically being lazy and don't want to have a big ugly switch block when I
> could just declare the array, the functions, and then call it all in one
> line.
>
> Not even sure what the calling syntax would be, so I'm not sticking to this
> example but it shows the idea I hope.
>
>
> Is this more commonly done with some sort of eval() function?
>
> -jesse
>
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