"If you've been programming for a while, you've probably heard
the term OOP before - it stands for Object-Oriented Programming,
and refers to a technique in which you create program "objects" and
then use these objects to build the functionality you need into
your program. And maybe you've wondered just how useful this is,
and how you could go about adding this capability to your own
"Well, wonder no more. Your prayers have been answered."
"Over the next few pages, this article is going to take a
look at OOP in PHP4, with an explanation of PHP4 classes and a few
examples of how you could use them."