PHP Get Console Arguments: Read and parse arguments for command line scripts

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This class can read and parse arguments for command line scripts.

It takes an array with the command line arguments passed from the console and parses them according to the definition of expected arguments passed as another array.

The class supports boolean options that are enabled by the presence of argument like --help, and string options that have associated values like --file=filename. other values that do not start with -- are ignored.

The class returns argument values using getter functions.

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console-args

This is an wrapper for the argv global

The difference between arguments and options are: * arguments are strings like `--help` * options are strings like `--file=filename` * other arguments without `--` are not recognized because the magic of this wrapper is that doesn't matter the order of the arguments/options

Version

1.0.0

Installation

Add the module by composer.json, adding in require clause:

{
    "jlaso/console-args": "1.0.0"
}

Sample of use

$consoleArgs = new ConsoleArgs($argv, array('help'), array('arg1', 'arg2'));

if($consoleArgs->hasHelp){
    print <<<EOD
        Please, use this arguments to invoke this command:

             --help       \tto see this help
             --arg1=filename \tthe first argument
             --arg2=filename\toptional, the second argument
EOD;
   exit();
}
$arg1 = $consoleArgs->getArg1;
$arg2 = $consoleArgs->getArg2;

License

MIT

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For command line lovers like me, thats a great class :-D
5 years ago (Josť Filipe Lopes Santos)
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