This chapter contains short introductions to helpful utility functions available in Flow. Please see the API documentation for a full reference:
TYPO3\Flow\Reflection\ObjectAccessshould be used to get/set properties on objects, arrays and similar structures.
TYPO3\Flow\Utility\Arrayscontains some array helper functions for merging arrays or creating them from strings.
TYPO3\Flow\Utility\Filescontains functions for manipulating files and directories, and for unifying file access across the different platforms.
TYPO3\Flow\Utility\MediaTypescontains a list of internet media types and their corresponding file types, and can be used to map between them.
TYPO3\Flow\Utility\Nowis a singleton
DateTimeclass containing the current time. It should always be used when you need access to the current time.