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PHP | Reflection getModifierNames() Function

  • Last Updated : 23 Aug, 2021

The Reflection::getModifierNames() function is an inbuilt function in PHP which is used to return an array of the specified modifier names.
 

Syntax:  

array Reflection::getModifierNames( int $modifiers )

Parameters: This function accepts single parameter $modifiers which is Bitfield of the modifiers. Here the bitfield is a data structure consisting of a number of adjacent computer memory locations.
Return Value: This function returns an array of the specified modifier names.
Below programs illustrate the Reflection::getModifierNames() function in PHP: 
Program 1:  

php




<?php
 
// Declaring a class Testing
class Testing
{
     
    // Calling a function GeeksforGeeks() with
    // two modifier named as public and static
    public static function GeeksforGeeks()
    {
        return;
    }
}
 
// ReflectionMethod is called on the class Testing and
// their member as function GeeksforGeeks()
$GeeksforGeeks = new ReflectionMethod('Testing', 'GeeksforGeeks');
 
// Calling the getModifierNames() function and printing
// an array of modifier names
echo implode(' ', Reflection::getModifierNames($GeeksforGeeks->getModifiers()));
?>
Output: 
public static

 

Program 2: 

php




<?php
 
// Declaring a class Testing
class Testing
{
     
    // Calling a function GFG() with
    // two modifier named as public and static
    final public function GFG()
    {
        return;
    }
}
 
// ReflectionMethod is called on the class Testing and
// their member as function GFG()
$GFG = new ReflectionMethod('Testing', 'GFG');
 
// Calling the getModifierNames() function and printing
// an array of modifier names
echo implode(' ', Reflection::getModifierNames($GFG->getModifiers()));
?>
Output: 
final public

 

Reference: https://www.php.net/manual/en/reflection.getmodifiernames.php


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