PHP UUID v4, v3 or v5, v1 Generator: Generate unique identifiers according to RFC 4122

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This class can generate unique identifiers according to RFC 4122.

It can generate strings with unique values implementing the RFC 4122 specification in several variants. Currently it can generate:

- Variant 1 using a time based node value
- Variant 4 completely random
- Variant 3 or 5 based on a prefix and a type of identifier to generate

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UUID (v1, v3-v5) Generator (RFC4122)


Language: PHP 7.1/+


composer require abmmhasan/uuid



* Get v1 UUID (Time based)

* Get generated node, for further use
$node = \AbmmHasan\Uuid::getNode();

* Pass your pre-generated node (for node specific UUID)


* Get v4 UUID (completely random)

v3 & v5

* Get v3 or v5 UUID for 'TestString' (default X500 namespace)
// or

* Get v3 or v5 UUID for an URL & pre-defined namespace
* You can pass X500, URL, OID, DNS (check RFC4122 #Appendix C)
// or

* You can generate a random UUID & use as namespace as well
// or


* Not supported! 


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