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// CS50 Library
require("../vendor/library50-php-5/CS50/CS50.php");
CS50::init(__DIR__ . "/../config.json");

How does CS50::init(directory) work?

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  • Do you have a more specific question? The init function is very straightforward and very well documented. Dec 13 '16 at 13:03
  • mind explaining?why is :: used? Dec 13 '16 at 14:23
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To answer the specific question from your comment "why is :: used?"

From the config section of the spec

(That :: syntax just means that init is "inside of" an "object" called CS50. An object in PHP, meanwhile, is similar in spirit to, but more featureful then, a struct in C.

The CS50 class is defined around line 70 of CS50.php. You'll find more info on php classes and objects in the php doc.

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