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PhpToken::tokenize

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PhpToken::tokenizeSplits given source into PHP tokens, represented by PhpToken objects.

Description

public static PhpToken::tokenize ( string $code , int $flags = 0 ) : array

Returns an array of PhpToken objects representing given code.

Parameters

code

The PHP source to parse.

flags

Valid flags:

  • TOKEN_PARSE - Recognises the ability to use reserved words in specific contexts.

Return Values

An array of PHP tokens represented by instances of PhpToken or its descendants. This method returns static[] so that PhpToken can be seamlessly extended.

Examples

Example #1 PhpToken::tokenize() example

<?php
$tokens 
PhpToken::tokenize('<?php echo; ?>');

foreach (
$tokens as $token) {
    echo 
"Line {$token->line}{$token->getTokenName()} ('{$token->text}')"PHP_EOL;
}

The above examples will output:

Line 1: T_OPEN_TAG ('<?php ')
Line 1: T_ECHO ('echo')
Line 1: ; (';')
Line 1: T_WHITESPACE (' ')
Line 1: T_CLOSE_TAG ('?>')

Example #2 Extending PhpToken

<?php

class MyPhpToken extends PhpToken {
    public function 
getUpperText() {
        return 
strtoupper($this->text);
    }
}

$tokens MyPhpToken::tokenize('<?php echo; ?>');
echo 
"'{$tokens[0]->getUpperText()}'";

The above examples will output:

'<?PHP '

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