How to read files line by line in PHP

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PHP is not as bad as other people would think. Sometimes it is easier to do things in PHP than in, say, Java. Consider reading a text file line by line and parsing each pipe-delimited line.

Hardware Environment


Software Environment

  • Windows 7 Professional SP1
  • PHP 5.5.9 / Zend Engine v2.5.0

PHP Codes

That’s less than 10 lines. Way less codes than in Java.

Sample Output


Karl San Gabriel

Karl San Gabriel

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