I hope you're all doing great. I have a question about PHP code and how generators can improve its readability and maintainability. I am fairly new to PHP development and I'm looking for some insights on how generators can contribute to making code more manageable and easy to understand.
I have read a bit about generators and understand that they are a way to create iterators in PHP. They allow us to define functions that can be paused and later resumed, which seems quite interesting. However, I'm not entirely sure how exactly they can enhance the readability and maintainability of my code.
I have heard that generators can make our code more efficient by reducing memory consumption, as they generate values on the fly rather than storing them all in memory at once. This aspect really caught my attention, but I wonder if there are any other benefits to using generators in terms of code organization and readability.
Also, I'm curious to know if using generators can lead to any potential drawbacks or issues that I should be aware of. Are there any best practices or guidelines that I should follow when using generators?
I would really appreciate any insights or personal experiences you can share regarding the use of generators in PHP code. Thank you in advance for your help!