PHP | ReflectionClass isAnonymous() Function

The ReflectionClass::isAnonymous() function is an inbuilt function in PHP which is used to check the specified class is anonymous or not.

Syntax:

bool ReflectionClass::isAnonymous( void )

Parameters: This function does not accept any parameters.

Return Value: This function returns True on success or False otherwise.

Below programs illustrate the ReflectionClass::isAnonymous() function in PHP:



Program 1:

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<?php
   
// Initialising an anonymous class
$anonymousClass = new class {};
   
// Using ReflectionClass over the anonymous class
$A = new ReflectionClass($anonymousClass);
   
// Calling the isAnonymous() function 
$B = $A->isAnonymous();
   
// Getting the value true or false
var_dump($B);
?>

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Output:

bool(true)

Program 2:

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<?php
   
// Defining a user-defined class Company
class Company {
    private function GeeksforGeeks() {}
    private function GFG() {}
}
   
// Using ReflectionClass over the 
// Company class
$A = new ReflectionClass('Company');
   
// Calling the isAnonymous() function 
$B = $A->isAnonymous();
   
// Getting the value true or false
var_dump($B);
?>

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Output:

bool(false)

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

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