An Introduction to Reflection

By Wendell Adriel

Reflection, also known as Reflective Programming, is the ability of the code to examine and manipulate its own behavior. With Reflection, our code can understand its own properties, methods, classes, functions, etc. Reflection is also linked with the metaprogramming technique since, when using Reflection, our code can read, analyze, and modify itself during runtime. by Wendell Adriel

This article was originally published in the May 2024 issue of php[architect] magazine. To read the complete article please subscribe or purchase the complete issue.

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