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15 Keys Accelerate (v3.54.0) edition

Rule no_null_property_initialization

Properties MUST not be explicitly initialized with null except when they have a type declaration (PHP 7.4).

Examples

Example #1

--- Original
+++ New
 <?php
 class Foo {
-    public $foo = null;
+    public $foo;
 }

Example #2

--- Original
+++ New
 <?php
 class Foo {
-    public static $foo = null;
+    public static $foo;
 }

Rule sets

The rule is part of the following rule sets:

References

The test class defines officially supported behaviour. Each test case is a part of our backward compatibility promise.