Little trick to loop through class properties in PHP

— There’s this little trick in PHP that I got to know about today. The trick basically is, you can loop through all the class properties having the “public” visibility just by iterating over the class object using loop construct such as foreach.

Verify if email is from a valid domain in PHP

— Working on an application which received user signups and let’s suppose it’s built on top of PHP, you want to validate that the email the user enters is valid. Sure, you’ll check that the email entered is a “syntactically” valid one by using one of these methods.

This blog is my playground

— I started this website to establish my web presence on the holy internet. I wanted to keep a portfolio of my projects and to blog about random stuff (very rarely). Back then, I was only used to post articles whenever I feel like. But then, something’s changed.

Using objects as arrays (with a real world example) in PHP

— Sometimes, it’s convenient when you could get to access class objects as arrays. For instance, the time when one of the class properties is of type array and you want to manipulate it just like you’d do with an array without exposing it during object creation. I’ve included a real world example of where this could be useful, at the end of the article. So, read on!