Like print_r, but depth limited and cyclic reference safe.
A small utility for generating variable dumps. PHP's built-in print_r goes haywire when using complex object graphs. It also outputs directly to stdout by default.
Originally based off the code here: http://ca2.php.net/print_r#78851. Wrapped up and packaged for the composer era.
>> echo Dumpling::d($cyclical_line_point_object); Dumpling\Tests\Line Object ( [points] => Array (  => Dumpling\Tests\Point Object ( [x] => 5 [y] => 10 [line] => Nested Dumpling\Tests\Line Object ) ) ) >> echo Dumpling::d(array_slice(debug_backtrace(),0,2),2); Array (  => Array ( [function] => should_dump_a_recursive_object_at_depth_2 [class] => Dumpling\Tests\DumplingTest [object] => Nested Dumpling\Tests\DumplingTest Object [type] => -> [args] => Nested Array )  => Array ( [file] => /Users/jacob/Work/dumpling/vendor/phpunit/phpunit/PHPUnit/Framework/TestCase.php [line] => 983 [function] => invokeArgs [class] => ReflectionMethod [object] => Nested ReflectionMethod Object [type] => -> [args] => Nested Array ) )
composer install vendor/bin/phpunit tests/DumplingTest.php