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When to use self vs $this?


In PHP 5, what is the difference between using self and $this?

When is each appropriate?

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  • asked 7 years ago
  • B Butts



From http://www.phpbuilder.com/board/showthread.php?t=10354489:

Use $this to refer to the current object. Use self to refer to the current class. In other words, use $this->member for non-static members, use self::$member for static members.

  • answered 7 years ago
  • Sandy Hook

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