PHP | ReflectionClass getProperty() Function

The ReflectionClass::getProperty() function is an inbuilt function in PHP which is used to return an array of the ReflectionProperty for the specified class.

Syntax:

ReflectionClass::getProperty ( string $name ) : array

Parameters: This function accepts a parameter name which is name of the property.

Return Value: This function returns an array of the ReflectionProperty for the specified class.

Below programs illustrate the ReflectionClass::getProperty() function in PHP:
Program 1:



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<?php
  
// Using ReflectionClass 
$ReflectionClass = new ReflectionClass('ReflectionClass');
  
// Initialising a property name
$a = 'name';
  
// Calling getProperty() function over 
// the property name
$Property = $ReflectionClass->getProperty($a);
  
// Getting an array of the ReflectionProperty
// for the specified class.
var_dump($Property);
?>

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Output:

object(ReflectionProperty)#2 (2) {
  ["name"]=>
  string(4) "name"
  ["class"]=>
  string(15) "ReflectionClass"
}

Program 2:

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<?php
    
// Defining a class named as Company
class Company {
    public $C1;
    private $C2;
    public static $C3;
}
    
// Using ReflectionClass over the class Company
$ReflectionClass = new ReflectionClass('Company');
    
// Calling getPropertY() function 
$A = $ReflectionClass->getProperty('C1');
    
// Getting an array of the reflected property
var_dump($A);
?>

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Output:

object(ReflectionProperty)#2 (2) {
  ["name"]=>
  string(2) "C1"
  ["class"]=>
  string(7) "Company"
}

Reference: https://www.php.net/manual/en/reflectionclass.getproperties.php




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