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get_declared_classes - Returns an array with the name of the defined classes
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get_declared_classes( ): array

Gets the declared classes.


This function has no parameters.

Return Values

Returns an array of the names of the declared classes in the current script.


Note that depending on what extensions you have compiled or loaded into PHP, additional classes could be present. This means that you will not be able to define your own classes using these names. There is a list of predefined classes in the Predefined Classes section of the appendices.


Version Description
7.4.0 Previously get_declared_classes always returned parent classes before child classes. This is no longer the case. No particular order is guaranteed for the get_declared_classes return value.

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