2009/7/6 James Colannino <ja...@colannino.org>

> Hey everyone.  I have a question.  Hopefully it's clear, because I'm not
> sure quite how to ask it.  Basically, I have a variety of different
> objects that a variable can be instantiated as in the same block of
> code, its type being determined at runtime.  I want to be able to do
> something like this:
> $object = new $objType();
> Where $objType is the type of object, which must be determined at
> runtime.  I'm sure the syntax I have above is incorrect.  My question

No, you pretty much got it right:

class A{
    public function e() {
        echo "Hello World";

$A = 'A';

$a = new $A();


> is, is there any way that I can determine the object's type at runtime
> and do the same type of thing?

You're asking a different thing there, but I'll throw it in for completeness:


(BTW, there's a distinction between classes and objects (random link:

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