phpgears/enum

0.1.1 2018-11-06 23:40 UTC

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Enum

Immutable Enum objects for PHP

Other languages have the concept of Enum and while there is an extension in PHP for enums it's not so widely spread

The implementation of an Enum class is not so difficult, but it should cover value validation and be immutable so its value cannot be changed

Installation

Composer

composer require phpgears/enum

Usage

Require composer autoload file

require './vendor/autoload.php';

By extending Gears\Enum\AbstractEnum you can easily have an Enum class

use Gears\Enum\AbstractEnum;

class DatePeriodEnum extends AbstractEnum
{
    public const DAILY = 'daily';
    public const WEEKLY = 'weekly';
    public const BIWEEKLY = 'biweekly';
    public const MONTHLY = 'monthly';
    public const YEARLY = 'yearly';
}

$period = new DatePeriodEnum('daily');

$period->isEqualTo(new DatePeriodEnum(DatePeriodEnum::DAILY)); // true
$period->isEqualTo(new DatePeriodEnum(DatePeriodEnum::MONTHLY)); // false

$period->getValue(); // daily

Contributing

Found a bug or have a feature request? Please open a new issue. Have a look at existing issues before.

See file CONTRIBUTING.md

License

See file LICENSE included with the source code for a copy of the license terms.