This function returns the name of the class of which the object obj is an instance. Returns FALSE if obj is not an object.
Note: A class defined in a PHP extension is returned in its original notation. In PHP 4 get_class() returns a user defined class name in lowercase, but in PHP 5 it will return the class name in it's original notation too, just like class names from PHP extensions.
Note: Since PHP 5, obj is optional if called from the object's method.
Example 1. Using get_class()
The above example will output: