Tuesday, November 10, 2020

PHP | get_class() Function

PHP get_class() Function


Hello dear readers! welcome back to another edition of our tutorial on PHP. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be discussing about the get_class() Function in PHP.

The PHP get_class() function gets the name of the class of the given object.

Syntax

Following below is the syntax to use this function -

get_class ( $object );


Parameter Details

Sr.NoParameter & Description
1

object(Required)

The tested object.


Return Value

It returns the name of the class of which object is an instance. It returns FALSE if object is not an object.

Example

Try out the below example -

<?php
   class f1 {
      function f1() {
         // implements some logic
      }
      
      function name() {
         echo "My name is " , get_class($this) , "\n";
      }
   }
	
   // create an object
   $bar = new f1();
   
   // external call
   echo "Its name is " , get_class($bar) , "\n";
   
   // internal call
   $bar->name();
?> 

Output

When the above code is executed, it will produce the following result -

Its name is f1
My name is f1


Alright guys! This is where we are rounding up for this tutorial post. In our next tutorial guide, we are going to be discussing about the get_declared_classes() Functions in PHP.

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