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The follow snippet might be useful during debugging to list the properties inside an
arbitary bean. Or for handing to a UI developer that use unaware of the getters/setters inside an object.

i.e. assuming $obj is a PersonObject that has properties(firstName, lastName, and zip).

would print

One might also expand upon this to build a dynamic interface with via reflection. e.g.