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get_class_methods

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

get_class_methodsGets the class methods' names

Description

array get_class_methods ( mixed $class_name )

Gets the class methods names.

Parameters

class_name

The class name or an object instance

Return Values

Returns an array of method names defined for the class specified by class_name. In case of an error, it returns NULL.

Changelog

Version Description
5.0.0 As of PHP 5, this function returns the name of the methods as they were declared (case-sensitive). In PHP 4 they were lowercased.
4.0.6 The ability of specifying the object itself has been added.

Examples

Example #1 get_class_methods() example

<?php

class myclass {
    
// constructor
    
function myclass()
    {
        return(
true);
    }

    
// method 1
    
function myfunc1()
    {
        return(
true);
    }

    
// method 2
    
function myfunc2()
    {
        return(
true);
    }
}

$class_methods get_class_methods('myclass');
// or
$class_methods get_class_methods(new myclass());

foreach (
$class_methods as $method_name) {
    echo 
"$method_name\n";
}

?>

The above example will output:

myclass
myfunc1
myfunc2

See Also

PHP Manual