PHP | ReflectionParameter isArray() Function

The ReflectionParameter::isArray() function is an inbuilt function in PHP which is used to return TRUE if the specified parameter is an array, FALSE otherwise.

Syntax:

 bool ReflectionParameter::isArray ( void )

Parameters: This function does not accept any parameters.

Return Value: This function returns TRUE if the specified parameter is an array, FALSE otherwise.

Below programs illustrate the ReflectionParameter::isArray() function in PHP:
Program 1:



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<?php
  
// Initializing a user-defined class Company1
class Company1
{
    public function GFG( array $Parameter){}
}
   
// Initializing a subclass Company2
class Company2 extends Company1
{
}
   
// Using the ReflectionParameter over the above class
$A = new ReflectionParameter(['Company2', 'GFG'], 0); 
   
// Calling the isArray() function
$B = $A->isArray();
   
// Getting TRUE if the specified parameter
// is an array, FALSE otherwise.
var_dump($B);
?>

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Output:

bool(true)

Program 2:

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<?php
  
// Initializing some user-defined classes
class Department1
{
    protected function HR(array $Parameter1){}
}
class Department2
{
    final function Coding( $Parameter2, $Parameter3){}
}
class Department3
{
    function Marketing( sting $Parameter4
       string $Parameter5, string $Parameter6){}
}
  
// Using the ReflectionParameter over the above classes
$A = new ReflectionParameter(['Department1', 'HR'], 0);
$B = new ReflectionParameter(['Department2', 'Coding'], 1);
$C = new ReflectionParameter(['Department3', 'Marketing'], 2);
  
// Calling the isArray() function and 
// getting TRUE if the specified parameter 
// is an array, FALSE otherwise.
var_dump($A->isArray());
var_dump($B->isArray());
var_dump($C->isArray());
?>

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Output:

bool(true)
bool(false)
bool(false)

Reference: https://www.php.net/manual/en/reflectionparameter.isarray.php




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