interface EncoderInterface

Defines the interface of encoders.

Methods

scalar
encode(mixed $data, string $format, array $context = array())

Encodes data into the given format.

bool
supportsEncoding(string $format)

Checks whether the serializer can encode to given format.

Details

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scalar encode(mixed $data, string $format, array $context = array())

Encodes data into the given format.

Parameters

mixed $data Data to encode
string $format Format name
array $context options that normalizers/encoders have access to

Return Value

scalar

Exceptions

UnexpectedValueException

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bool supportsEncoding(string $format)

Checks whether the serializer can encode to given format.

Parameters

string $format format name

Return Value

bool