PHP Magic Constants __LINE__ __FILE__ __DIR__ __CLASS__ __TRAIT__ __METHOD__ __NAMESPACE__


Below are the list of PHP predefined Magic Constants

PHP Magic Constants

Name Description
__LINE__ The current line number of the file.
__FILE__ The full path and filename of the file with symlinks resolved. If used inside an include, the name of the included file is returned.
__DIR__ The directory of the file. If used inside an include, the directory of the included file is returned. This is equivalent to dirname(__FILE__). This directory name does not have a trailing slash unless it is the root directory.
__FUNCTION__ The function name.
__CLASS__ The class name. The class name includes the namespace it was declared in (e.g. FooBar). Note that as of PHP 5.4 __CLASS__ works also in traits. When used in a trait method, __CLASS__ is the name of the class the trait is used in.
__TRAIT__ The trait name. The trait name includes the namespace it was declared in (e.g. FooBar).
__METHOD__ The class method name.
__NAMESPACE__ The name of the current namespace.

PHP also has get_class(), get_object_vars(), file_exists() and function_exists().

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