Do you want to find out the modification time of a file in your PHP script? Well, in this article you’ll find out how easy this is. 😉
Do you want to build an array in PHP, which should contain existing variables? Well, there is an easy way to do this. PHP has a very cool function for this to do. You can use the variable’s name as the key and the variables value as the value.
There is a simple way in PHP to find out, wheather a number is odd or even. All you need is the modulo operator.
What is the modulo operator?
The modulo operator in PHP is represented by an %. With this operator you can determine the rest of an interger division.
Here’s an example:
Do you need to find out in PHP, when a file was modified? Then you should take a look at the PHP-function filemtime. This function expects a filename as parameter and returns the modification-time of this file.
Here is an example:
< ?php echo filemtime('anyfile.html'); ?>
This PHP-script will output the timestamp of the last modification of the file anyfile.html.
You can also format this by using the date-function:
In this article I’ll show you, how to output each element of an an assciative array in PHP. First of all, we need an associative array. In this example I’ll use an array with colors as the key and the corresponding HEX-code of this color as the value.
Let’s start! Here is the associative PHP array:
// Our associative array $arrMembers = array( 'Red'=>'ff0000', 'Green'=>'00ff00', 'Blue'=>'0000ff', 'Yellow'=>'ffff00' );
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In PHP it’s easy to work with arrays. Just declare someting like this:
<!--?php $arrX = array("Kay", "Joe","Susan", "Frank"); ?-->
Now you can access the values with their index (which starts a 0 for the first item).
<!--?php // output "Kay" echo $arrX; // output "Susan" echo $arrX; ?-->
PHP offers you several ways to get a random value of the array. One simple way is by using the
array_rand() expects the array as a parameter and returns a random index value as integer which then can be used to get the array value.