What is stdClass in PHP?

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What is stdClass in PHP?

The stdClass is the empty class in PHP which is used to cast other types to object.

An easy way to consider the StdClass is as an alternative to associative array. See this example below that shows how json_decode() allows to get an StdClass instance or an associative array. Also but not shown in this example, SoapClient::__soapCall returns an StdClass instance.


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