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The MongoDB\BSON\Regex class

(mongodb >=1.0.0)

Introduction

BSON type for a regular expression pattern and optional » flags.

Note:

This BSON type is mainly used when querying the database. Alternatively, the » $regex query operator may be used.

Class synopsis

/* Methods */
final public __construct ( string $pattern [, string $flags = "" ] )
final public string getFlags ( void )
final public string getPattern ( void )
final public mixed jsonSerialize ( void )
final public string serialize ( void )
final public string __toString ( void )
final public void unserialize ( string $serialized )
}

Changelog

Version Description
1.2.0 Implements Serializable and JsonSerializable.

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Example
Find names that start with "Al"

$regex = new MongoDB\BSON\Regex ( '^Al');
$cursor = $collection->find(array('name' => $regex));
//iterate through the cursor
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