/CakePHP 3.8

Function debug

Prints out debug information about given variable and returns the variable that was passed.

Only runs if debug mode is enabled.

Link: https://book.cakephp.org/3.0/en/development/debugging.html#basic-debugging
Link: https://book.cakephp.org/3.0/en/core-libraries/global-constants-and-functions.html#debug
Copyright: Copyright (c) Cake Software Foundation, Inc. (https://cakefoundation.org)
License: MIT License
Located at basics.php
debug( mixed $var , boolean|null $showHtml = null , boolean $showFrom = true )

Parameters summary

mixed $var Variable to show debug information for.
boolean|null $showHtml = null If set to true, the method prints the debug data in a browser-friendly way.
boolean $showFrom = true If set to true, the method prints from where the function was called.


  • mixed The same $var that was passed

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