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PHP | ReflectionClass isCloneable() Function

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  • Last Updated : 04 Dec, 2019
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The ReflectionClass::isCloneable() function is an inbuilt function in PHP which is used to check the specified class is cloneable or not.

Syntax:

bool ReflectionClass::isCloneable( void )

Parameters: This function does not accept any parameters.

Return Value: This function returns True if class is cloneable False otherwise.

Below programs illustrate the ReflectionClass::isCloneable() function in PHP:

Program 1:




<?php
   
// Defining a Cloneable class
class Company {
     public function GeeksforGeeks() {}
     public function GFG() {}
}
   
// Using ReflectionClass over the 
// Cloneable class Company
$B = new ReflectionClass('Company');
   
// Calling the isCloneable() function
$C = $B->isCloneable();
   
// Getting the value true or false
var_dump($C);
   
?>


Output:

bool(true)

Program 2:




<?php
   
// Defining a NotCloneable class
class Alphabets {
       
    public $A;
    private function __clone() {
    }
}
   
// Using ReflectionClass over the 
// NotCloneable class Alphabets
$B = new ReflectionClass('Alphabets');
   
// Calling the isCloneable() function
$C = $B->isCloneable();
   
// Getting the value true or false
var_dump($C);
   
?>


Output:

bool(false)

Reference: https://www.php.net/manual/en/reflectionclass.iscloneable.php


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