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Discussion on: How to Use PHP Traits

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megusta420 profile image
hi panda

So, guys, what do you think about that traits in PHP is not good practice because of a couple of arch reasons (better using of abstract classes)? Also, what do you think about why for example Vue JS proposes mixins as good practice? Discuss.

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Paul Thébaud

I don't know Vue JS mixins, but about PHP, here is my opinion :
Traits are not a bad practice, but they must be used carefully. I mean, you can use them for several things (I think about the RefreshDatabase trait in Laravel testing env), but it is not a good practice to use them to add property in your class (such as adding a name on your class Person for exemple).