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PHP | ReflectionExtension getName() Function

  • Last Updated : 11 Dec, 2019

The ReflectionExtension::getName() function is an inbuilt function in PHP which is used to return the name of the specified extension.

Syntax:

string ReflectionExtension::getName( void )

Parameters: This function does not accept any parameter.

Return Value: This function returns the name of the specified extension.

Below programs illustrate the ReflectionExtension::getName() function in PHP:



Program_1:




<?php
  
// Defining an extension
$A = 'DOM';
  
// Using ReflectionExtension() over the 
// specified extension
$extension = new ReflectionExtension($A);
  
// Calling the getName() function
$B = $extension->getName();
  
// Getting the name of the
// specified extension
var_dump($B);
?>

Output:

string(3) "dom"

Program_2:




<?php
  
// Using ReflectionExtension() over 
// a extension xml
$extension = new ReflectionExtension('xml');
  
// Calling the getName() function and
// Getting the name of the specified extension
var_dump($extension->getName());
?>

Output:

string(3) "xml"

Reference: https://www.php.net/manual/en/reflectionextension.getname.php

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