|Stream Resource||The data provider consisting of the |
Streams are essentially a transfer of data between an origin and a destination, to paraphrase Josh Lockhart in his book Modern PHP.
The origin and the destination can be
or any other resource available via PHP's stream wrappers.
Examples of available stream wrappers (
The scheme (origin) is the identifier of the stream's wrapper. For example, for the file system this is
file://. The target is the stream's data source, for example the file name.