Objects were not always a key part of the PHP project. In fact, they have been described as an afterthought by PHP's designers.
As afterthoughts go, this one has proved remarkably resilient. In this chapter, I introduce coverage of objects by summarizing the development of PHP's object-oriented features.
We will look at
With so many object-oriented PHP libraries and applications in circulation, to say nothing of PHP 5's extensive object enhancements, the rise of the object in ...