PHP 5.6.0beta1 released

iterator_count

(PHP 5 >= 5.1.0)

iterator_count Compte de nombre d'éléments dans un itérateur

Description

int iterator_count ( Traversable $iterator )
Avertissement

Cette fonction n'est pas documentée et seule la liste des arguments est disponible.

Compte les éléments dans un itérateur.

Liste de paramètres

iterator

L'itérateur dont il faut compter les éléments.

Valeurs de retour

Le nombre d'éléments dans l'itérateur iterator.

Exemples

Exemple #1 Exemple avec iterator_count()

<?php
$iterator 
= new ArrayIterator(array('recipe'=>'crêpes''oeufs''lait''farine'));
var_dump(iterator_count($iterator));
?>

L'exemple ci-dessus va afficher :

int(4)

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User Contributed Notes 3 notes

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donovan jimenez
5 years ago
Be careful of thinking of iterators and arrays as completely analogous in your PHP code. iterator_count will NOT return your iterator to its previous state after looping through it for the count. Any iterator implementation that also implements Countable::count isn't required to do so either.

This is clearest in example form:
<?php
$array
= array(
   
1 => 'foo',
   
2 => 'bar'
);

foreach (
$array as $key => $value)
{
    echo
"$key: $value (", count($array), ")\n";
}

$iterator = new ArrayIterator($array);

foreach (
$iterator as $key => $value)
{
    echo
"$key: $value (", iterator_count($iterator), ")\n";
}
?>

outputs:
1: foo (2)
2: bar (2)
1: foo (2)

Notice that because of how iterator_count works we never see the second iterator value because the next call to then Iterator::valid() implementation returns false (its at the end of the iterator).
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Ard
7 years ago
Note that you that the iterator parameter doesn't need to be of type Aggregate. As the spl documentation on http://www.php.net/~helly/php/ext/spl/ defines it in the following way:

    iterator_count (Traversable $it).

So you can count the number of files in a given directory quite easily:
<?php iterator_count(new DirectoryIterator('path/to/dir/'));    ?>
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Micha Mech
5 years ago
Yes, but ...

Traversable: "Abstract base interface that cannot be implemented alone. Instead it must be implemented by either IteratorAggregate or Iterator."

So You have to implement IteratorAggregate or Iterator because You can not implement Traversable.
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