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ReflectionEnum::getCases

(PHP 8 >= 8.1.0)

ReflectionEnum::getCasesReturns a list of all cases on an Enum

Description

public ReflectionEnum::getCases(): array

An Enum may contain zero or more cases. This method retrieves all defined cases, in lexical order (that is, the order they appear in the source code).

Parameters

This function has no parameters.

Return Values

An array of Enum reflection objects, one for each case in the Enum. For a Unit Enum, they will all be instances of ReflectionEnumUnitCase. For a Backed Enum, they will all be instances of ReflectionEnumBackedCase.

Examples

Example #1 ReflectionEnum::getCases() example

<?php
enum Suit
{
    case 
Hearts;
    case 
Diamonds;
    case 
Clubs;
    case 
Spades;
}

$rEnum = new ReflectionEnum(Suit::class);

$cases $rEnum->getCases();

foreach (
$cases as $rCase) {
    
var_dump($rCase->getValue());
}
?>

The above example will output:

enum(Suit::Hearts)
enum(Suit::Diamonds)
enum(Suit::Clubs)
enum(Suit::Spades)

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