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ArrayObject::getIteratorClass

(PHP 5 >= 5.1.0)

ArrayObject::getIteratorClassGets the iterator classname for the ArrayObject.

Description

public string ArrayObject::getIteratorClass ( void )

Gets the class name of the array iterator that is used by ArrayObject::getIterator().

Parameters

This function has no parameters.

Return Values

Returns the iterator class name that is used to iterate over this object.

Examples

Example #1 ArrayObject::getIteratorClass() example

<?php
// Custom ArrayIterator (inherits from ArrayIterator)
class MyArrayIterator extends ArrayIterator {
    
// custom implementation
}

// Array of available fruits
$fruits = array("lemons" => 1"oranges" => 4"bananas" => 5"apples" => 10);

$fruitsArrayObject = new ArrayObject($fruits);

// Get the current class name
$className $fruitsArrayObject->getIteratorClass();
var_dump($className);

// Set new classname
$fruitsArrayObject->setIteratorClass('MyArrayIterator');

// Get the new iterator classname
$className $fruitsArrayObject->getIteratorClass();
var_dump($className);
?>

The above example will output:

string(13) "ArrayIterator"
string(15) "MyArrayIterator"

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