On 11/26/2010 4:03 PM, Kirk Bailey wrote:
> Hello all, my name is Kirk Bailey, and I am new to php, so please be
> I code in python, and am trying to learn this language as our new client runs
> web business based in it.
> I need a routine that will return a list of every directory immediately under
> the current directory- but nothing else, just a list of directories, 1 level
> deep, NO FILES, no listing of current dir or prior dir either.
> Now in python, I would use os.walk, and use the list of dirs and throw the
> 2 lists away, but this ain't Kansas anymore. Does php even DO lists?
> Um, a list is a 1 dimenional array, if have a list ALIST and you plug in 3,
> get back the contents of cell 3 in the list, whaqtever that content is. so if
> cell 3 in a 6 celled list was "Ruby" then ALIST would return the string
> It's easy to iterate lists. For instance:
> print '<ul>'
> for dir in ALIST:
> print '<li><a href=\"/dir>",dir,'</a>
> print '</ul>
> This would let me produce an ordered list of directories, each a link to that
> This way, when a client installs a new product, the home page area listing
> products offered automatically updates.
> Further embellishment would let me replace the dir name with a BRIEF
> from a descriptor file read from that dir. Now how to do this in php?
This should do.
The only problem that I foresee would be an empty "<ul></ul>" if you have no
directories returned by glob().
foreach ( glob('./*', GLOB_ONLYDIR) AS $dir )
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