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[nycphp-talk] function references

Brian O'Connor gatzby3jr at gmail.com
Sat Jan 10 17:43:19 EST 2009


Oh sorry, forgot to add this too, which I think better fits your question:

<?php

function my_func($a) {
    print $a;
}

$a = 'my_func';

$a('hello');

?>

prints:

hello

On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 5:40 PM, Brian O'Connor <gatzby3jr at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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