Chapter 19. Classes and Objects (PHP 5)

Table of Contents
Introduction
The Basics
Autoloading Objects
Constructors and Destructors
Visibility
Scope Resolution Operator (::)
Static Keyword
Class Constants
Class Abstraction
Object Interfaces
Overloading
Object Iteration
Patterns
Magic Methods
Final Keyword
Object cloning
Comparing objects
Reflection
Type Hinting

Introduction

In PHP 5 there is a new Object Model. PHP's handling of objects has been completely rewritten, allowing for better performance and more features.

Tip: You may also want to take a look at the Appendix S.