The code contains too many PHP4 deprecated constructor naming.

Why you should care

Developers should avoid using deprecated constructors. Since PHP5, constructor should be named __construct.

How we detect

CAST Highlight counts one occurrence each time:

  • a method has the name of the class
  • the constructor calls the parent constructor having the same name of the parent class



About CAST and Highlight’s Code Insights

Over the last 25 years, CAST has leveraged unique knowledge on software quality measurement by analyzing thousands of applications and billions of lines of code. Based on this experience and community standards on programming best practices, Highlight implements hundreds of code insights across 15+ technologies to calculate health factors of a software.