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ReflectionMethod::getPrototype

(PHP 5 >= 5.1.2, PHP 7, PHP 8)

ReflectionMethod::getPrototypeGets the method prototype (if there is one)

Description

public ReflectionMethod::getPrototype(): ReflectionMethod

Returns the methods prototype.

Parameters

This function has no parameters.

Return Values

A ReflectionMethod instance of the method prototype.

Errors/Exceptions

A ReflectionException exception is thrown if the method does not have a prototype.

Examples

Example #1 ReflectionMethod::getPrototype() example

<?php
class Hello {

public function
sayHelloTo($name) {
return
'Hello ' . $name;
}

}
class
HelloWorld extends Hello {

public function
sayHelloTo($name) {
return
'Hello world: ' . $name;
}

}

$reflectionMethod = new ReflectionMethod('HelloWorld', 'sayHelloTo');
var_dump($reflectionMethod->getPrototype());
?>

The above example will output:

object(ReflectionMethod)#2 (2) {
  ["name"]=>
  string(10) "sayHelloTo"
  ["class"]=>
  string(5) "Hello"
}

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