classkit_method_add

classkit_method_add

(PECL)

classkit_method_add -- Dynamically adds a new method to a given class

Description

bool classkit_method_add ( string classname, string methodname, string args, string code [, int flags] )

Warning

This function is EXPERIMENTAL. The behaviour of this function, the name of this function, and anything else documented about this function may change without notice in a future release of PHP. Use this function at your own risk.

Parameters

classname

The class to which this method will be added

methodname

The name of the method to add

args

Comma-delimited list of arguments for the newly-created method

code

The code to be evaluated when methodname is called

flags

The type of method to create, can be CLASSKIT_ACC_PUBLIC, CLASSKIT_ACC_PROTECTED or CLASSKIT_ACC_PRIVATE

Note: This parameter is only used as of PHP 5, because, prior to this, all methods were public.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Examples

Example 1. classkit_method_add() example

<?php
class Example {
    function
foo() {
        echo
"foo!\n";
    }
}

// create an Example object
$e = new Example();

// Add a new public method
classkit_method_add(
    
'Example',
    
'add',
    
'$num1, $num2',
    
'return $num1 + $num2;',
    
CLASSKIT_ACC_PUBLIC
);

// add 12 + 4
echo $e->add(12, 4);
?>

The above example will output:

16

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