A small, lightweight utility to instantiate objects in PHP without invoking their constructors

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This library provides a way of avoiding usage of constructors when instantiating PHP classes.

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The suggested installation method is via composer:

php composer.phar require "doctrine/instantiator:~1.0.3"


The instantiator is able to create new instances of any class without using the constructor or any API of the class itself:

$instantiator = new \Doctrine\Instantiator\Instantiator();

$instance = $instantiator->instantiate(\My\ClassName\Here::class);


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This library was migrated from ocramius/instantiator, which has been donated to the doctrine organization, and which is now deprecated in favour of this package.