PYTHON strpbrk

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try:
  pos = next(i for i,x in enumerate(haystack) if x in char_list)
  return haystack[pos:]
except:
  return None

PHP strpbrk

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strpbrk

(PHP 5)

strpbrkSearch a string for any of a set of characters

Description

string strpbrk ( string $haystack , string $char_list )

strpbrk() searches the haystack string for a char_list .

Parameters

haystack

The string where char_list is looked for.

char_list

This parameter is case sensitive.

Return Values

Returns a string starting from the character found, or FALSE if it is not found.

Examples

Example #1 strpbrk() example

<?php

$text 
'This is a Simple text.';

// this echoes "is is a Simple text." because 'i' is matched first
echo strpbrk($text'mi');

// this echoes "Simple text." because chars are case sensitive
echo strpbrk($text'S');
?>