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The ReflectionClassConstant class

(PHP 7 >= 7.1.0, PHP 8)

Introduction

The ReflectionClassConstant class reports information about a class constant.

Class synopsis

class ReflectionClassConstant implements Reflector {
/* Constants */
const int IS_PUBLIC = 1;
const int IS_PROTECTED = 2;
const int IS_PRIVATE = 4;
/* Properties */
public $name;
public $class;
/* Methods */
public __construct(object|string $class, string $constant)
public static export(mixed $class, string $name, bool $return = ?): string
public getAttributes(string $name = null, int $flags = 0): array
public getDocComment(): string|false
public getModifiers(): int
public getName(): string|false
public getValue(): mixed
public isPrivate(): bool
public isProtected(): bool
public isPublic(): bool
public __toString(): string
}

Properties

name

Name of the class constant. Read-only, throws ReflectionException in attempt to write.

class

Name of the class where the class constant is defined. Read-only, throws ReflectionException in attempt to write.

Predefined Constants

ReflectionClassConstant Modifiers

ReflectionClassConstant::IS_PUBLIC

Indicates public constants. Prior to PHP 7.4.0, the value was 256.

ReflectionClassConstant::IS_PROTECTED

Indicates protected constants. Prior to PHP 7.4.0, the value was 512.

ReflectionClassConstant::IS_PRIVATE

Indicates private constants. Prior to PHP 7.4.0, the value was 1024.

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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