Longest Word in Php

Published on 23 March 2023 (Updated: 23 March 2023)

Welcome to the Longest Word in Php page! Here, you'll find the source code for this program as well as a description of how the program works.

Current Solution

function usage()
    exit("Usage: please provide a string");

function longest_word_length($str)
    // Split on whitespace, get string length of each word, take the maximum
    return max(array_map("strlen", preg_split("/\s+/", $str)));

// Exit if too few arguments or 1st command-line argument is empty
if (count($argv) < 2 || empty($argv[1]))

// Get longest word length and display
$str = $argv[1];
$longest_len = longest_word_length($str);
echo "${longest_len}\n";

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Note: The solution shown above is the current solution in the Sample Programs repository as of Mar 27 2023 17:32:52. The solution was first committed on Mar 23 2023 14:06:34. As a result, documentation below may be outdated.

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