This is a useful tool to help you convert json object to array in php. It overcomes the inherent disadvantages of the var_export function, helping you to get a beautified php array.
To convert json to php array you can use json_decode($json_content,1) then combine with var_export to get php variable which is an array.
This way is also quite common used to cache php as a variable containing static data.
However, to use it in the source code when hard code is needed for maintenance and bug fixing, it doesn't seem very nice.
With the tool to convert json content to php array will overcome the above disadvantages of var_export.