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ReflectionMethod::invoke

(PHP 5)

ReflectionMethod::invokeInvoke

Description

public mixed ReflectionMethod::invoke ( object $object [, mixed $parameter [, mixed $... ]] )

Invokes a reflected method.

Parameters

object

The object to invoke the method on. For static methods, pass null to this parameter.

parameter

Zero or more parameters to be passed to the method. It accepts a variable number of parameters which are passed to the method.

Return Values

Returns the method result.

Errors/Exceptions

A ReflectionException if the object parameter does not contain an instance of the class that this method was declared in.

A ReflectionException if the method invocation failed.

Examples

Example #1 ReflectionMethod::invoke example

<?php
class HelloWorld {

    public function 
sayHelloTo($name) {
        return 
'Hello ' $name;
    }

}

$reflectionMethod = new ReflectionMethod('HelloWorld''sayHelloTo');
echo 
$reflectionMethod->invoke(new HelloWorld(), 'Mike');
?>

The above example will output:

Hello Mike

Notes

Note:

If the function has arguments that need to be references, then they must be references in the passed argument list.

See Also

PHP Manual