Difference b/w include() and require()

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Difference b/w include() and require()

Postby ishwardgret » Tue Feb 12, 2013 10:48 am

What is difference between include() and require()? What is good practice with specific case?

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Re: Difference b/w include() and require()

Postby seandisanti » Thu Feb 14, 2013 2:03 pm

both allow you to internalize code from other files into the calling one, but require() is a strict include in that execution will stop if the other file is not found or readable. using include() may help avoid a fatal error at the time of include, but as soon as you go to use a function or object from a file which is not actually included, you'll end up running into another fatal error that may be tougher to spot the cause of. Personally I use require, and an __autoload() function to load class files as necessary instead of requiring everything up front.

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