Built-in PHP algorithms

Now, we will check some of the built-in functionalities of PHP that solves lots of our algorithmic implementation required for day-to-day operations. We can categorize these functions into mathematics, string, cryptography and hashing, sorting, searching, and so on. We will explore the base conversion algorithms now:

  • base_convert: This function is used for base conversion of a number. The base range is restricted from 2 to 36. Since the base number can be in any base and contains characters, the first parameter for the function is string. Here is an example of the function:
$baseNumber = "123456754"; $newNumber = base_convert($baseNumber, 8, 16); echo $newNumber; 

  This will produce the following output:

    14e5dec ...

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