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Database connection in static method

(This post was last modified: 06-27-2020, 09:22 PM by Cyto5.)

So far the best solution I could find is: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/3312...81#3312881

PHP Code:
// file Foo.php
class Foo
  protected static $db;
  static function init() { if(empty(self::$db)) self::$db =  db_connect(); }


Basically if the file is called it will call init and init will setup the static database and if it's called again it will just skip that setup line. Now I can access self::db from within my classes static methods. I found out constructors don't get called when accessing a method statically which is why a bunch of my previous "tests" we not working including following Manual Model Creation steps. If there is a better way to handle this let me know but this seems to work for now. Now I can use "self::$db" inside a static method.

Messages In This Thread
Database connection in static method - by Cyto5 - 06-26-2020, 04:43 PM
RE: Database connection in static method - by Cyto5 - 06-27-2020, 09:19 PM

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