troubleshooting Question

var_dump and DateTime Object

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Ray PaseurFlag for United States of America asked on
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Fellow Experts:

Why are the properties of this DateTime object hidden from var_dump()?  Is there a method or setting that can be used to visualize the object?  

Thanks, ~Ray
<?php // RAY_temp_thing.php
error_reporting(E_ALL);
echo "<pre>";

// MAKE A DATETIME OBJECT AND LOAD IT UP
$d = new DateTime();
$d->setDate(2010, 9, 15);

// PRINT THE CONTENTS
echo $d->format('r');
echo PHP_EOL;

// WONDER WHY THIS DOES NOT TELL US MORE?
var_dump($d);
print_r($d);
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