interface ClassMetadataInterface

Stores metadata needed for serializing and deserializing objects of specific class.

Primarily, the metadata stores the set of attributes to serialize or deserialize.

There may only exist one metadata for each attribute according to its name.

Methods

string
getName()

Returns the name of the backing PHP class.

addAttributeMetadata(AttributeMetadataInterface $attributeMetadata)

Adds an {@link AttributeMetadataInterface}.

getAttributesMetadata()

Gets the list of {@link AttributeMetadataInterface}.

merge(ClassMetadataInterface $classMetadata)

Merges a {@link ClassMetadataInterface} in the current one.

getReflectionClass()

Returns a {@link \ReflectionClass} instance for this class.

Details

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string getName()

Returns the name of the backing PHP class.

Return Value

string The name of the backing class

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addAttributeMetadata(AttributeMetadataInterface $attributeMetadata)

Adds an {@link AttributeMetadataInterface}.

Parameters

AttributeMetadataInterface $attributeMetadata

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AttributeMetadataInterface[] getAttributesMetadata()

Gets the list of {@link AttributeMetadataInterface}.

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merge(ClassMetadataInterface $classMetadata)

Merges a {@link ClassMetadataInterface} in the current one.

Parameters

ClassMetadataInterface $classMetadata

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ReflectionClass getReflectionClass()

Returns a {@link \ReflectionClass} instance for this class.

Return Value

ReflectionClass