The ReflectionMethod class

(PHP 5, PHP 7, PHP 8)

Introduction

The ReflectionMethod class reports information about a method.

Class synopsis

class ReflectionMethod extends ReflectionFunctionAbstract implements Reflector {
/* Constants */
const int IS_STATIC = 16;
const int IS_PUBLIC = 1;
const int IS_PROTECTED = 2;
const int IS_PRIVATE = 4;
const int IS_ABSTRACT = 64;
const int IS_FINAL = 32;
/* Properties */
public $name;
public $class;
/* Methods */
public __construct(object|string $objectOrMethod, string $method)
public __construct(string $classMethod)
public static export(string $class, string $name, bool $return = false): string
public getClosure(?object $object = null): Closure
public getModifiers(): int
public invoke(?object $object, mixed ...$args): mixed
public invokeArgs(?object $object, array $args): mixed
public isAbstract(): bool
public isConstructor(): bool
public isDestructor(): bool
public isFinal(): bool
public isPrivate(): bool
public isProtected(): bool
public isPublic(): bool
public isStatic(): bool
public setAccessible(bool $accessible): void
public __toString(): string
/* Inherited methods */
public ReflectionFunctionAbstract::getAttributes(?string $name = null, int $flags = 0): array
}

Properties

name

Method name

class

Class name

Predefined Constants

ReflectionMethod Modifiers

ReflectionMethod::IS_STATIC

Indicates that the method is static. Prior to PHP 7.4.0, the value was 1.

ReflectionMethod::IS_PUBLIC

Indicates that the method is public. Prior to PHP 7.4.0, the value was 256.

ReflectionMethod::IS_PROTECTED

Indicates that the method is protected. Prior to PHP 7.4.0, the value was 512.

ReflectionMethod::IS_PRIVATE

Indicates that the method is private. Prior to PHP 7.4.0, the value was 1024.

ReflectionMethod::IS_ABSTRACT

Indicates that the method is abstract. Prior to PHP 7.4.0, the value was 2.

ReflectionMethod::IS_FINAL

Indicates that the method is final. Prior to PHP 7.4.0, the value was 4.

Note:

The values of these constants may change between PHP versions. It is recommended to always use the constants and not rely on the values directly.

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