PHP Regular Expressions (Perl-Compatible)


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If you are writing PHP scripts and using regular expressions, you need to bookmark this PHP official reference document: "Regular Expressions (Perl-Compatible)".

Topics covered in "Regular Expressions (Perl-Compatible)" include:

  Runtime Configuration
  Resource Types
Predefined Constants
PCRE Patterns
  PCRE regex syntax — Pattern Syntax
  Possible modifiers in regex patterns — Pattern Modifiers
  Differences From Perl — Perl Differences
  Differences from POSIX regex
PCRE Functions
  preg_filter — Perform a regular expression search and replace
  preg_grep — Return array entries that match the pattern
  preg_last_error — Returns the error code of the last PCRE regex execution
  preg_match_all — Perform a global regular expression match
  preg_match — Perform a regular expression match
  preg_quote — Quote regular expression characters
  preg_replace_callback — Perform a regular expression search and replace using a callback
  preg_replace — Perform a regular expression search and replace
  preg_split — Split string by a regular expression

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