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Generating random tokens

Does PhalconPHP has a build-in functionality to generate x-bytes random tokens? I need this to generate random tokens for the Remember me system.


\Phalcon\Text::random($type, $length) but for this use case better use openssl_random_pseudo_bytes() and convert into an string with bin2hex() or base64_encode()



function gen_token($bytes = 16) {
    return bin2hex(openssl_random_pseudo_bytes($bytes));

$token = gen_token(); // 128 bits random string