zval* Array API

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You've just spent a long chapter learning about one of the most prevalent structures in the Zend Engine and PHP Coresecond only to the zval* of course. You compared different data storage mechanisms and were introduced to a large swath of the API that you'll use repeatedly.

By now you should have enough tools amassed to implement a fair portion of the standard extension. In the next few chapters you'll round off the remaining zval data types by exploring resources and objects.

The PHP Life Cycle

Variables from the Inside Out

Memory Management

Setting Up a Build Environment

Your First Extension

Returning Values

Accepting Parameters

Working with Arrays and HashTables

The Resource Data Type

PHP4 Objects

PHP5 Objects

Startup, Shutdown, and a Few Points in Between

INI Settings

Accessing Streams

Implementing Streams

Diverting the Stream

Configuration and Linking

Extension Generators

Setting Up a Host Environment

Advanced Embedding

Appendix A. A Zend API Reference

Appendix B. PHPAPI

Appendix C. Extending and Embedding Cookbook

Appendix D. Additional Resources

Extending and Embedding PHP
Extending and Embedding PHP
ISBN: 067232704X
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2007
Pages: 175
Authors: Sara Golemon

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