Zend_Translate with Dynamic Parameters

Pascal Opitz posted a nice little snippet; Just a quick snippet to have dynamic parameters in the underscore function, without having to write sprintf every time.

class Translate extends Zend_Translate {
  public function _() {
    $args = func_get_args();
    $num = func_num_args();

    $adapter = $this->getAdapter();

    $args[0] = $adapter->_($args[0]);

    if($num <= 1) {
      return $args[0];
    return call_user_func_array('sprintf', $args);

Usage would be something like the following:

$t = new Translate('array', $array_translation, $lang);
echo $t->_('My name is %s', 'Pascal');
echo $t->_('I have a %s and a %s', 'Cat', 'Horse');

Note: The above little snippet solves one of the major gripes I have with the default _() function.

via Zend_Translate with dynamic parameters.

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