If you need to quickly and easily convert an object to an associative array, the following is a simple solution:
In many cases - and if the above doesn't float your boat - you may simply typecast it:
However, neither of the above solutions work with objects that contain protected and/or private values. In our case, we were trying to access protected header values from WP's
wp_remote_get function. The following function will return an associative array with values accessible via traditional means.