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DevShed:
The Call Magic Function in PHP 5
Jun 09, 2009 @ 08:44:57

Continuing their look at the "magic functions" that are included in PHP5, DevShed has posted this new tutorial looking at the "__call" method to intercept calls to methods in a class that don't exist.

If you’re a PHP developer who wishes to learn how to implement and use the set of magic functions that come included with PHP 5, you’ve come to the right place. [...] As the title of this article suggests, in the new few lines I'm going to take a deeper look at the"__call()" function, so that you can quickly become familiar with it.

They include code examples of the __call method in use - catching a call to a "fetch" method.

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