a Lucky Dip
About the author
• PHP Core Developer since 2001
• Author of the Streams layer
• I hold the title “King” of PECL
• Author of most of PDO and its drivers
• Day-job is developing the fastest MTA on Earth
• Streams is a big topic area
• Every uses them
• A lot of people misuse them
• tid-bits from basic to advanced level
What is a stream?
• View of some kind of data
• Presented in chunks
• Sometimes seekable
File based streams
• Most common (include/require)
• Represent data held in a filesystem
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