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ReflectionType::allowsNull

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ReflectionType::allowsNullChecks if null is allowed

Description

public ReflectionType::allowsNull(): bool

Checks whether the parameter allows null.

Parameters

This function has no parameters.

Return Values

true if null is allowed, otherwise false

Examples

Example #1 ReflectionType::allowsNull() example

<?php
function someFunction(string $paramStdClass $param2 null) {}

$reflectionFunc = new ReflectionFunction('someFunction');
$reflectionParams $reflectionFunc->getParameters();

var_dump($reflectionParams[0]->getType()->allowsNull());
var_dump($reflectionParams[1]->getType()->allowsNull());

The above example will output:

bool(false)
bool(true)

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