CSV Parser: Parse CSV data to indexed or associative arrays

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This class can parse CSV data to indexed or associative arrays.

It can read CSV data from file, an input stream or a string to parse and extract the record elements.

Each row can be parsed to an associative array using the header names as keys or a regular array with numbered indexes.

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CSV Parser (PHP)

PHP client to parse CSV data from a file, stream or string into indexed or associative arrays.


Install using composer


  "require": {
    "jabranr/csv-parser": ">=1.0.0"

Run following to install

$ comsposer install


Initiate a new instance

$csv = new CSV_Parser();


Get data from a string

/@param: string $str/
$csv->fromString( $str );

Get data from a stream

/@param: stream $stream (e.g. php://input)/
$csv->fromStream( $stream );

Get data from a file

/@param: file $file/
$csv->fromFile( $file );

Parse data for output

 * Set $headers true/false to include top/first row 
 * and output an associative array
 * @param: boolean $headers (Default: true)
 * @return: array
$csv->parse( $headers );


Example input string

$str = 'id,first_name,last_name;1,Jabran,Rafique';

$csv->fromString( $str );

// Output with headers:

  [id] => 1,
  [first_name] => 'Jabran',
  [last_name] => 'Rafique'

// Output without headers:
$csv->parse( false );

  [0] => array(
    [0] => 'id',
    [1] => 'first_name',
    [2] => 'last_name'
  [1] => array(
    [0] => 1,
    [1] => 'Jabran',
    [2] => 'Rafique'


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