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QUICK random string generator

by: Paul Appleyard
July 10, 2002

Version: 1.0

Type: Function

Category: Algorithms

License: GNU General Public License

Description: function that returns password of length n containing alphanumeric characters (A-z, a-z, 0-9)

function getPass($length=8)
$code = "";
$arr = array();

// Generate 62 element array with all posiible chars
$arr = array_merge(range(0,9),range('a','z'),range('A','Z'));

// srand not needed for php 4.2.0 and up
srand ((float) microtime() * 10000000);

foreach (range(1,$length) as $tmp) {
    $code .= $arr[rand(0,61)];
return $pass;

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