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is_callable

(PHP 4 >= 4.0.6, PHP 5)

is_callable Verify that the contents of a variable can be called as a function

Description

bool is_callable ( callable $name [, bool $syntax_only = false [, string &$callable_name ]] )

Verify that the contents of a variable can be called as a function. This can check that a simple variable contains the name of a valid function, or that an array contains a properly encoded object and function name.

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Parameters

name

The callback function to check

syntax_only

If set to TRUE the function only verifies that name might be a function or method. It will only reject simple variables that are not strings, or an array that does not have a valid structure to be used as a callback. The valid ones are supposed to have only 2 entries, the first of which is an object or a string, and the second a string.

callable_name

Receives the "callable name". In the example below it is "someClass::someMethod". Note, however, that despite the implication that someClass::SomeMethod() is a callable static method, this is not the case.

Return Values

Returns TRUE if name is callable, FALSE otherwise.

Examples

Example #1 is_callable() example

<?php
//  How to check a variable to see if it can be called
//  as a function.

//
//  Simple variable containing a function
//

function someFunction() 
{
}

$functionVariable 'someFunction';

var_dump(is_callable($functionVariablefalse$callable_name));  // bool(true)

echo $callable_name"\n";  // someFunction

//
//  Array containing a method
//

class someClass {

  function 
someMethod() 
  {
  }

}

$anObject = new someClass();

$methodVariable = array($anObject'someMethod');

var_dump(is_callable($methodVariabletrue$callable_name));  //  bool(true)

echo $callable_name"\n";  //  someClass::someMethod

?>

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Example of is_callable( $var );



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