SplFileObject::fwrite

(PHP 5 >= 5.1.0)

SplFileObject::fwriteWrite to file

Description

public int SplFileObject::fwrite ( string $str [, int $length ] )

Writes the contents of string to the file

Parameters

str

The string to be written to the file.

length

If the length argument is given, writing will stop after length bytes have been written or the end of string is reached, whichever comes first.

Return Values

Returns the number of bytes written, or NULL on error.

Examples

Example #1 SplFileObject::fwrite() example

<?php
$file 
= new SplFileObject("fwrite.txt""w");
$written $file->fwrite("12345");
echo 
"Wrote $written bytes to file";
?>

The above example will output something similar to:

Wrote 5 bytes to file

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bas dot hilbers at tribal-im dot com
11 months ago
Your \SplFileObject will not throw an exception when trying to write to a non-writeable stream!

I forgot to set the second parameter on my \SplFileObject constructor (the mode), costing me minutes to figure out why nothing was writter by the fwrite method...

Just to let you know!
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