PHP Manual: get_class_vars


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get_class_vars

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

get_class_vars -- Get the default properties of the class

Description

array get_class_vars ( string class_name )

Get the default properties of the given class.

Parameters

class_name

The class name

Return Values

Returns an associative array of default public properties of the class. The resulting array elements are in the form of varname => value.

ChangeLog

VersionDescription
Prior to 4.2.0 Uninitialized class variables will not be reported by get_class_vars()

Examples

Example 1. get_class_vars() example

<?php

class myclass {

    var
$var1; // this has no default value...
    
var $var2 = "xyz";
    var
$var3 = 100;
    
private $var4; // PHP 5

    // constructor
    
function myclass() {
        
// change some properties
        
$this->var1 = "foo";
        
$this->var2 = "bar";
        return
true;
    }

}

$my_class = new myclass();

$class_vars = get_class_vars(get_class($my_class));

foreach (
$class_vars as $name => $value) {
    echo
"$name : $value\n";
}

?>

The above example will output:

// Before PHP 4.2.0
var2 : xyz
var3 : 100

// As of PHP 4.2.0
var1 :
var2 : xyz
var3 : 100