best-served-cold/reflection

Reflection - Simple utility to reflect objects and classes to access properties and methods.

1.0.3 2017-03-14 21:14 UTC

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Reflection

A simple way of interrogating private methods and properties via overloading.

Install

composer require best-served-cold/reflection

Usage

Take this class:

class ExampleClass
{
    protected $protectedProperty = 1;
    protected static $protectedStaticProperty = 2;
    private $privateProperty = 3;
    private static $privateStaticProperty = 4;
    
    protected function protectedMethod($number)
    {
        return $number + 1;
    }

    private function privateMethod($number)
    {
        return $number + 2;
    }

    protected static function protectedStaticMethod($number)
    {
        return $number + 3;
    }

    private static function privateStaticMethod($number)
    {
        return $number + 4;
    }
}

Usage as a class

$reflectionClass = new ReflectionClass(ExampleClass::class);

echo $reflectionClass->protectedStaticProperty . PHP_EOL;
echo $reflectionClass->privateStaticProperty . PHP_EOL;
echo $reflectionClass->protectedStaticMethod(2) . PHP_EOL;
echo $reflectionClass->privateStaticMethod(4) . PHP_EOL;

Returns:

2
4
5
8

Usage as an object

$reflectionObject = new ReflectionObject(new Exampleclass);

echo $reflectionObject->protectedProperty . PHP_EOL;
echo $reflectionObject->privateProperty . PHP_EOL;
echo $reflectionObject->protectedMethod(2) . PHP_EOL;
echo $reflectionObject->privateMethod(4) . PHP_EOL;

Returns:

1
3
3
6