Value Objects in PHP 8

Found a really simple and good article from Christian Nastasi about 'Value Objects in PHP 8: Building a better code.'
As someone dedicated to writing clean code and consistently refining it, I love exchanging valuable insights and practices.

Here are some key takeaways from the article:

  • Value Objects in PHP: The article discusses the benefits of using Value Objects in PHP 8 to improve code quality, making it more robust and maintainable.
  • Problems with Primitives: It highlights issues with primitive data types, such as lack of built-in checks for validity, leading to potential inconsistencies and bugs.
  • Immutability and Validation: Emphasizes the importance of immutability and validation within Value Objects to ensure consistency and prevent accidental changes.
  • Enhancing PHP’s Type System: Explains how Value Objects can enhance PHP’s native type system by providing comparability, consistency, and debuggability.

The article is part of a series on Value Objects and is intended as a tutorial for PHP developers.

Sharing it here for those wanting to improve their code quality.

Value Objects in PHP 8

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