RE: [PHP] Ho to write output of sql query to txt file?

2002-06-04 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] I did read on mysql.com and your article. Than I tryed to transfer the datasets. Export worked ok. The textfile contains the records. Import message: Query OK, 35 rows affected (0.04 sec) Records: 35 Deleted: 0 Skipped: 0 Warnings: 630 The warning already tells it. the datasets are

RE: [PHP] Crontab

2002-06-05 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] Program it into the homepage to run once a day. As long as you get one hit per day, then it'll run. ... I need to run a daily script on our website but I'm trying to avoid using CRONTAB. Is there any way that I can run this daily ? [/snip] But if you need to run it only once per day

RE: [PHP] open a new html page

2002-06-05 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] is there a simple way to automatically load a new page according to a choice made by a user. If one persons logs in they go to one page, If another peson logs in they go to another page? [/snip] Use a switch statement as below; //start session session_start();

RE: [PHP] redirection

2002-06-05 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] I think that's pretty much your only option. You could use javascript to redirect if you wanted. is there any way other than header(Location: http://www.php.net/;); to redirect to another page. [/snip] Using the switch() function that I showed before here is what I have done...

RE: [PHP] OT cron/perl/php..

2002-06-05 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] You already have the php script, so use that. modify it so that it does exactly what you need on your system, so that when you call it up through www.youdomain.com/script.php, it does what you need without any user interaction or producing any output to the screen (email or log file is

RE: [PHP] Modifying the sort order of a query

2002-06-06 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] I've just tried the sub-select approach. Works great on the first page - shows names listed alphabetically sorted by country. However, once I click on 'Next 20' both sorts go bye-bye (neither by name nor country). [/snip] I am late to the thread but I wanted to offer another suggestion.

RE: [PHP] multiple selects and $_POST['vars']

2002-06-06 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] form method=post action=blah.php select multiple name=bleh option value=11/option option value=22/option option value=33/option option value=44/option option value=55/option /select /form [/snip] Change this like follow; form method=post action=blah.php select

RE: [PHP] multiple selects and $_POST['vars'] MORE

2002-06-06 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] The value selected is now in $a_name [/snip] Or $_POST['a_name'] HTH! Jay Give a man a program, frustrate him for a day. Teach a man to program, frustrate him for a lifetime. It's hip to snip! -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit:

RE: [PHP] Re: Anyone?

2002-06-06 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] I cannot believe that no one with alot of PHP and MySQL experience has not replied to this post yet. Is PHP not a secure scripting language? I would really like a little insight into this question, anyone? [/snip] [rant warning!] I'll bite! ;-( A. You gave so much code that those of us

RE: [PHP] Re: Anyone?

2002-06-06 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] Ok, so you have pointed out an problem, now that you have been so kind to do this could please recommend how to resolve this? [/snip] You may want to do some research on securing plain text transmission. http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue5/securing-forms/

RE: [PHP] multiple selects and $_POST['vars'] MORE

2002-06-06 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] This is not how they work, the name goes under select not within option. And as others have suggested, using an array is key here: name=bleh[]. [/snip] You're right, my bad...just fired off a reply quickly without reading thoroughly. I was too engrossed in a lengthy code bit about

RE: [PHP] mysql_num_rows()

2002-06-07 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] Does anyone know whether mysql_num_rows is zero or one based? [/snip] It's one based. Jay -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php

RE: [PHP] Fw: include() statement goofing me up - help

2002-06-11 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] Can anyone let me know what I am doing incorrectly on the following page: http://www.solomonsporch.org/test.php The news clips that should appear are a service from another site and I simply want to include them on my page, but I am getting an error. [/snip] Without the code from

RE: [PHP] Fw: include() statement goofing me up - help

2002-06-11 Thread Jay Blanchard
you are getting the error Fatal error: Call to undefined function: show() in e:\solomonsporch.org\test.php on line 9 show() is not a function, try include() Jay Wouldn't it be great if lists were like the Magic 8 Ball or a Quija board? -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To

RE: [PHP] Fw: include() statement goofing me up - help

2002-06-11 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] ?php include (http://www.gospelcom.net/mnn/includes/pubNewsTease.php?li=yeslimit=4;) ? [/snip] Where is your semi-colon? ?php include(http://www.gospelcom.net/mnn/includes/pubNewsTease.php?li=yeslimit =4); ? Jay -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit:

RE: [PHP] Fw: include() statement goofing me up - help

2002-06-11 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] When I include files and it doesn't work (I've only started trying today and discovered the beauties of the include_path) it says: Fatal error: Failed opening required 'includeFile.inc' (include_path='.:/opt/net/utils/lib/php') in /prj/web/.../file.php on line 4 [/snip] Send some of your

RE: [PHP] Fw: include() statement goofing me up - help

2002-06-11 Thread Jay Blanchard
of anything else I will let you know. Also make sure to reply-to-all so that the list can keep up and maybe offer more suggestions. Jay -Original Message- From: Doug DeVries [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Tuesday, June 11, 2002 12:57 PM To: Jay Blanchard Subject: Re: [PHP] Fw: include

RE: [PHP] dumping only selected records into another table

2002-06-11 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] I have some data in one table which I have to move to another. No I thought of a mysqldump with a where clause. The problem though is, that it also tryes to insert the ID which is a autoinc. primary key and already in use by another record. How can I produce a insert statement withouth the

RE: [PHP] Re: GOTO command. Doest it exist?

2002-06-11 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] Subject: Re: [PHP] GOTO command. Doest it exist? [/snip] No, and you don't need it. The reason? Ask yourself, what is the use of a GOTO?. Usually GOTO indicates a function of some sort, which you could easily replicate with a function() or switch() if you need to send your application in

RE: [PHP] Help with forms data please

2002-06-12 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] I need to send the data from a form without taking the surfer to that page. ie: form on ' formPage.php ' with form name='foo' method='post' action='../newUser.php' but leave the user on ' formPage.php' Any way to do that? [/snip] At the end of newUser.php do a header redirect, i.e.

RE: [PHP] Editor

2002-06-13 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] Can anyone suggest me a different editor ? [/snip] PHPEdit (http://www.phpedit.com) HTH! Jay -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php

[PHP] Header URL question

2002-06-14 Thread Jay Blanchard
I wanted to return to a specific page in a small web app I am writing, which is based on a variable for each individual record. I just tried header(Location: customer.php? . $btn . ); exit; and although syntactically correct it did not work. I am going to try a couple of other things but I

RE: [PHP] Header URL question

2002-06-14 Thread Jay Blanchard
oops, never mind, I think I see the problem...a missing btn= -Original Message- From: Jay Blanchard [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Friday, June 14, 2002 12:59 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [PHP] Header URL question I wanted to return to a specific page in a small web app I am

RE: [PHP] PHP to Excel?

2002-06-18 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] I'm trying to get data from my MySQL database into Excel using PHP. [/snip] [shameless plug] http://www.evolt.org/article/Using_MySQL_and_PHP_to_Present_Excel_Spreadshee ts/20/26896/index.html (watch wrap) [/shameless plug] HTH! Jay -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/)

RE: [PHP] How can I output a query in a table with the output in multiple columns?

2002-06-21 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] I've got the following situation: I have a list of items i want placed in side-by-side columns in a table like this: name name name name name name name name name name name name name name name name and so on. How can I do it? Name is a string in the database. [/snip] -- Latex, Others

[PHP] File Retrieval, unusual

2002-06-25 Thread Jay Blanchard
I am in the process of analyzing the following situation and wanted to see if any of you might have done this or something similar before... Each day we have a person who is responsible for going to a secure web site ,logging in, (which redirects to) a JAVA applet. This JAVA applet has a set of

RE: [PHP] Re: File Retrieval, unusual

2002-06-25 Thread Jay Blanchard
me if I am wrong but I know if works with the other HTML tags... The EXTRA quotation marks usually aren't necessary... Spike... [/snip] Did you reply to the wrong message? Jay Blanchard [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote in message 001401c21c3c$1c98b2e0$8102a8c0@niigziuo4ohhdt">news:001401c21c3c$

RE: [PHP] Re: File Retrieval, unusual

2002-06-25 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] Jay Blanchard [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote in message 001601c21c4b$67cfc5f0$8102a8c0@niigziuo4ohhdt">news:001601c21c4b$67cfc5f0$8102a8c0@niigziuo4ohhdt... --- Did you reply to the wrong message? Nope, You posted your question in someone else's Reply Section... (Martin Johansson's

[PHP] Automated Downloads WAS File Retrieval, unusual

2002-06-25 Thread Jay Blanchard
After further research I have found that the JAVA problem is non-existant, so here is what I am left with: On a remote https server; 1. Access the login page with 3 pieces of information to be passed. Unfortunately this information cannot be passed via URL. 2. Activate login which creates a

RE: [PHP] Automated Downloads WAS File Retrieval, unusual

2002-06-25 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] After further research I have found that the JAVA problem is non-existant, so here is what I am left with: On a remote https server; 1. Access the login page with 3 pieces of information to be passed. Unfortunately this information cannot be passed via URL. 2. Activate login which

RE: [PHP] PHP does not work??

2002-06-26 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] When I use the hyperlink, test.php?data=yes and I go to this page, test.php but there is no data in this variable, $data. So, the web page I have, most of them are all thrown off becuase of this. I use PHP version 4.2.1. Is there a bug in this PHP version??? Or some changes in PHP that

RE: [PHP] Re: PHP does not work??

2002-06-26 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] I'm using UNIX, not windows, so there is no php.ini in UNIX. [/snip] Look here /etc/apache/php.ini-dist or /etc/apache/php.ini. There is an ini file for PHP, and you may have to rename php.ini-dist to php.ini. Once done, look for ; You should do your best to write your scripts so that

RE: [PHP] Re: PHP and OOP

2002-06-27 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] I still don't get what the big fuss of OO programming is about ...How many of us have done so? Could some one please point out another feasible advantage of OO programming a part from the fact that I would make someone else's work easier by using this style of programming... [/snip] It's

RE: [PHP] Web Printing

2002-06-28 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] He said... Anyone ever worked with this function? I know its not PHP related but im sure someone came across the problem. Ya'll said and this relates to PHP how...? Don't tempt them, people _do_ come up with the most oblique of reasons why their question is related to php. [/snip]

[PHP] Win98, Apache, PHP Config Problem

2002-07-01 Thread Jay Blanchard
Good morning! Over the weekend I attempted to set up another test platform on a Win98 laptop, running Apache as the server and MySQL as the database engine. Just want to use it for some testing locally. No matter what I attempted I could not get PHP to work. I followed suggestions from;

RE: [PHP] Win98, Apache, PHP Config Problem

2002-07-01 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] Just went through - versions please? [/snip] Apache 1.3, PHP 4.1 Thx! Jay -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php

RE: [PHP] Win98, Apache, PHP Config Problem

2002-07-01 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] All the time. Never had a problem. Tutorials here: http://www.thickbook.com/extra/index.html?t=in Installing MySQL on Windows is just an installer file. PHP is already configured to use it; nothing extra needed. [/snip] Yeah, I knew that about MySQL, I just couldn't get PHP working

[PHP] cURL in an exec()

2002-07-01 Thread Jay Blanchard
I can do this; exec(curl -d \name=mynamepassword=mypasswordbtnsubmit=submit\ -s -o cdrlist.html https://theserver.com/list.html;); but why can't I do this exec(curl -d \name=mynamepassword=mypasswordbtnsubmit=submit\ -s -o .$listline. https://theserver.com/download/ .$listline.); The only

RE: [PHP] cURL in an exec()

2002-07-01 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] but why can't I do this exec(curl -d \name=mynamepassword=mypasswordbtnsubmit=submit\ -s -o .$listline. https://theserver.com/download/ .$listline.); extra space here? ^ I think you've got something extra rather than missing :) [/snip] Thanks Jason, I

RE: [PHP] cURL in an exec() MORE...

2002-07-01 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] Thanks Jason, I fixed that and still does not work. So I am trying this; $curlline(curl -d \name=mynamepassword=mypasswordbtnsubmit=submit\ -s -o .$listline. https://theserver.com/download/.$listline.;); print($curlline); this looks fine exec($curline); [/snip] The cURL statement has

RE: [PHP] cURL in an exec()

2002-07-01 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] print($curlline); this looks fine exec($curline); Have you tried executing $curlline directly from a shell/command-line? This will determine whether it is a PHP problem or a cURL problem. [/snip] That was the first thing I did, and I have gone back a couple of times now to make

RE: [PHP] uploading a file

2002-07-01 Thread Jay Blanchard
How do you know it ain't working? Send us your code, maybe we can fix it. -Original Message- From: Phil Schwarzmann [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Monday, July 01, 2002 10:59 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [PHP] uploading a file anyone have some code they can send me that will

RE: [PHP] cURL in an exec() MORE...

2002-07-01 Thread Jay Blanchard
Yes it is...a, well. Time to compile PHP with cURL I guess. Thanks! -Original Message- From: Jason Wong [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Monday, July 01, 2002 1:46 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [PHP] cURL in an exec() MORE... On Monday 01 July 2002 23:25, Jay Blanchard wrote

RE: [PHP] Where do I specify a DSN?

2002-07-01 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] Warning: SQL error: [unixODBC][Driver Manager]Data source name not found, and no default driver specified, SQL state IM002 in SQLConnect in /var/www/html/index.php on line 4 [/snip] Could we see line 4? -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit:

RE: [PHP] Where do I specify a DSN? v0.2

2002-07-01 Thread Jay Blanchard
What kind/version of DB? -Original Message- From: David Busby [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Monday, July 01, 2002 2:55 PM To: php-general Subject: [PHP] Where do I specify a DSN? v0.2 List, Guess I should be more specific: Heres line four: $db =

RE: [PHP] cURL in an exec()

2002-07-02 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] print($curlline); this looks fine exec($curline); Have you tried executing $curlline directly from a shell/command-line? This will determine whether it is a PHP problem or a cURL problem. [/snip] That was the first thing I did, and I have gone back a couple of times now to make

[PHP] Writing text line with no breaks.

2002-07-02 Thread Jay Blanchard
I am slowly coming up with a solution to my cURL problem and have narrowed down the possibilities. One of these being that the cURL command written out with variables and such breaks into more than one line. This is not allowed in cURL. So, I had decided to write out a file as follows; ($curline

[PHP] exec() function giving me fits

2002-07-02 Thread Jay Blanchard
Yesterday I could do this (all on one line); exec(curl -d \name=mynamepassword=mypasswordbtnsubmit=submit\ -s -o cdrlist.html https://theserver.com/list.html;); This is the one that worked, not the other one with the variables. Now this one does not work and I don't insert any variables into

RE: [PHP] cURL in an exec() . more

2002-07-03 Thread jay . blanchard
[snip] As a matter of fact, when viewing the source (which should display properly if word wrap is off in Notepad) the line appears to be broken up. I have an idea...write the line to a file then open the file and get the line for exec()...blabbering now, must go... [/snip] I have fixed many

RE: Re[2]: [PHP] cURL in an exec() . more

2002-07-03 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] Jay try just to execute php yourfilename And see what is done. For example i have problems with execution read my e-mail in the list. [/snip] Still not working. I have the script check for the existence of the file and return an error if it is not downloaded. That is the only error

RE: Re[4]: [PHP] cURL in an exec() . more

2002-07-03 Thread Jay Blanchard
Trying that now... -Original Message- From: Latex Master [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Wednesday, July 03, 2002 8:26 AM To: Jay Blanchard Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re[4]: [PHP] cURL in an exec() . more Hello Jay, Let's try it in the different way. create an executable

RE: [PHP] V basic newbie problem

2002-07-03 Thread Jay Blanchard
Put it in a WHILE loop and RTFM -Original Message- From: Duncan Ellwood [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Wednesday, July 03, 2002 9:44 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [PHP] V basic newbie problem I'm not sure if this is the right place for this but I'm just starting out with php and

RE: [PHP] cURL in an exec() . more

2002-07-03 Thread Jay Blanchard
OK, here is where I am (between handling other pre-holiday/long weekend processese here); I have the PHP script create a shell script containing the needed code for the cURL process. Of course the shell script will execute from the command line with me as 'root'. But the exec() that calls the

RE: [PHP] V basic newbie problem

2002-07-03 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] Sorry to crash in! One quick question! Does the VB script work on NON-IE browsers? FletchSOD [/snip] VBscript works on ASP (Active Server Pages) servers...IIS most noteably, but you can get ChiliSOFT ASP for Linux and other *nix boxes. ASP can use VBscript, JSP, PerlScript, and other

RE: Re[2]: [PHP] cURL in an exec() . more

2002-07-03 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] Ok from the beginning PHP executes and writes files with permissions (like userid and groupid) Webserver is running. So what i think will be the best way for you to do. Is to create an executable with the same owner. and then execute it. As for /usr/local/bin directory it allows to write

[PHP] Re [PHP] cURL in an exec() . more. SOLVED

2002-07-03 Thread Jay Blanchard
It's always the smallest things that will get you, I should be slapped (preferably by a good looking woman) :) exec was not broken the permissions don't have to be mucked with ownership and group can be left alone this should be stamped on the forehead of each and every PHP developer USE

[PHP] Difference between executable and Apache server

2002-07-08 Thread Jay Blanchard
Good afternoon, We have some cases where we run PHP as a standalone executable for scripting certain processes that can be called from CRON, and we also have PHP for Apache. Does the php.ini affect both? Specifically script times? Thanks! Jay -- PHP General Mailing List

RE: [PHP] Re: Difference between executable and Apache server

2002-07-08 Thread Jay Blanchard
in the same directory as the executeable, whereas the Apache module uses the one in my C:\WINDOWS directory. Are you using Windows? Due to this, I suppose you can have two different PHP setups if you wanted. Jay Blanchard [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote in message 002501c226bc$87a28f40$8102a8c0@niigziuo4ohhdt

RE: [PHP] Re: Converting PCX to ...

2002-07-09 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] I've written a batch file that sits in the same dir as the PHP script and when I exec it, it doesn't work! I've thouroghly thrashed the batch file for errors and it came up ok every time. if I echo the exec it only returns the first line of the batch file. [/snip] I have found that even

RE: [PHP] PHP vs. Java

2002-07-09 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] I'm being asked you evaluate a fairly complex web project using the MS SQL Server 2000 back-end. A large application will be built, involving lots of technical and financial information from multiple sources and types of sources input daily, weekly, monthly, etc. Reports will also be run

RE: [PHP] CANT GET STUFF TO WORK

2002-07-09 Thread Jay Blanchard
http://www.php.net/manual/en/ref.session.php Start there, and then when you can tell us what the more specific problems are with your sessions we will be able to help. Jay -Original Message- From: Mike [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Tuesday, July 09, 2002 2:20 PM To: [EMAIL

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2002-07-09 Thread Jay Blanchard
I tried going to his service provider, but it is in a language I do not understand. Since this counts as a DOS attack, he could get hammered if he keeps it up. -Original Message- From: Martin Clifford [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Tuesday, July 09, 2002 2:31 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

RE: [PHP] CANT GET STUFF TO WORK

2002-07-09 Thread Jay Blanchard
How did you do it, POST? GET? Is there a form involved? Can you show us the code from the two pages? Maybe my ESP will kick in :^) -Original Message- From: Mike [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Tuesday, July 09, 2002 2:37 PM To: Jay Blanchard; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [PHP] CANT

RE: [PHP] CANT GET STUFF TO WORK

2002-07-09 Thread Jay Blanchard
Let's see the code from the pages -Original Message- From: Mike [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Tuesday, July 09, 2002 2:56 PM To: Jay Blanchard; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [PHP] CANT GET STUFF TO WORK I used both a post and a get (using print a href=\$PHP_SELF\.session_name

RE: [PHP] So moderator Delete me from the list and you will have your list in peace!!!!!!!!!!

2002-07-09 Thread Jay Blanchard
To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php -Original Message- From: Erik Hegreberg [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Tuesday, July 09, 2002 3:16 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [PHP] So moderator Delete me from the list and you will have your list in peace!! --

RE: [PHP] Generate a file

2002-07-10 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] Select the field of a database that I want. Hit submit. Execute a query of a database based on the said form. Gather all the data and rows and plug them into an excel generated file. Display a dialogue box asking the user the save the file. The saved file being an excel file with data

RE: [PHP] fopen() ??

2002-07-10 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] Didn't I read the article somewhere on PHP.net that said that? Using fopen() to open a file, does it attempt to create a file if the file does not exist? I use the fopen() and I get the error message. What is the workaround to it? [/snip] fopen(filename, w+); open the filename or

RE: [PHP] fopen() ??

2002-07-10 Thread Jay Blanchard
' work! Never mind! I'll manually create a blank file and put it there! Scott Fletcher [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote in message [EMAIL PROTECTED]">news:[EMAIL PROTECTED]... Thanks a million!!! Jay Blanchard [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote in message 002401c22824$2b1e87b0$8102a8c0@niigziuo4ohh

RE: [PHP] Development Tools

2002-07-10 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] What makes development tools better than a good editor? (serious question) [/snip] Over the course of time (I have been writing code for 25 years, many languages, some compiled, some not) I have found that the most useful tool in the arsenal is a good editor with no more features than

RE: [PHP] Can't get the example to work

2002-07-10 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] However, running the Tutorial scripts found in PHP and MySQL (SAMS), I get, for example, the following error message for all 3 fields: Notice: Undefined variable: tireqty in c:\inetpub\wwwroot\php_tutorial1\processorder2.php on line 11 tires Here is what is in line 11 is - echo $tireqty.

RE: [PHP] Can't get the example to work

2002-07-10 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] echo $tireqty. tiresbr [/snip] $tyreqty looks like you have a typo HTH! Jay -Original Message- From: Eugene.McQuade [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Wednesday, July 10, 2002 2:21 PM To: 'Jay Blanchard'; 'Php-General@Lists. Php. Net (E-mail)' Subject: RE: [PHP] Can't get

RE: [PHP] Re: Customise Index page using PHP????

2002-07-11 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] Is there a way to create a customised version of the index directory structure using php? Eg listing all the pages in the specific directory when an index page isnt created? I want to acheive something like this http://www.claviga.com/index.php?pageid=18 [/snip] Yes you can do this.

RE: [PHP] PHP meetup

2002-07-12 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] Want to meet other PHP developers in your area? Check out: http://php.meetup.com/ Pretty nifty idea... especially given the lack of user groups in the U.S. [/snip] Excellent idea Jon! I have set up for the San Antonio area and I have invited some other developers (some who haven't done

[PHP] A question of style ...

2002-07-12 Thread Jay Blanchard
Howdy group, Over the past couple of days I have come under some fire for my style of coding, most particularly the use of PHP scripts to process information between pages or interfaces shown to various users. An example; An agent goes to an interface that reveals a list of customers from

RE: [PHP] Final Year Computer Science Project involving PHP

2002-07-12 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] Computer Science student (yes, that's me...) by giving him some ideas on his final year project very possible involving PHP and SQL... [/snip] How about a billing system? Accepts orders, processes invoicing, tracks customer trends and habits, has a method for tracking aged bills (over 30,

RE: [PHP] PHP meetup

2002-07-12 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] Want to meet other PHP developers in your area? Check out: http://php.meetup.com/ Pretty nifty idea... especially given the lack of user groups in the U.S. [/snip] I thought for others who had not seen this I would post this. There is probably already a user group in your area if you

[PHP] PHP meetup [CROSS-POST] Meet other PHP Developers in Your Area

2002-07-12 Thread Jay Blanchard
No, it's not a dating service :) Want to meet other PHP developers in your area? Check out: http://php.meetup.com/ Pretty nifty idea... especially given the lack of user groups in the U.S. [/snip] I thought for others who had not seen this I would post this. There is probably already a

[PHP] PHP Conferences?

2002-07-15 Thread Jay Blanchard
I know that the PHP World Conference is coming up in Germany in November, but is anyone aware of any conferences in the US before the end of 2002? I have some training budget that must be spent or lost. Thanks! Jay -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit:

RE: [PHP] Alley-OOP! ... or not?

2002-07-15 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] I've seen quite a few programs that seem to greatly favor Object Orienting Programming (OOP) in their code. I don't mean to start a holy war or anything of the sort, but as a burgeoning PHP developer, I would like the opinions of my peers. So how about it, ladies and gents? Tell me

[PHP] RE: PHP meetup [CROSS-POST] Meet other PHP Developers in Your Area

2002-07-15 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] No, it's not a dating service :) Want to meet other PHP developers in your area? Check out: http://php.meetup.com/ Pretty nifty idea... especially given the lack of user groups in the U.S. I thought for others who had not seen this I would post this. There is probably already a user

RE: [PHP] activating php scripts via cron

2002-07-16 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] I am wondering if it would be possible to activate a php script via cron periodicly. Can anybody give me a hint on that or knows a good article? [/snip] If you can run PHP from the command line, i.e. php thisscript.php it means that you have installed PHP as a standalone executable. If

RE: [PHP] activating php scripts via cron

2002-07-16 Thread Jay Blanchard
You can have both...a standalone executable and an Apache module! They will operate on the same server, independently of each other. Jay It's a dessert topping AND a floor wax! -- Satuday Night Live, circa '76 * * Want to meet other PHP developers * * in

RE: [PHP] Classes vs. Functions

2002-07-16 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] Could someone please explain the difference between classes and functions and how to use a class. I write alot of PHP, but I never understood this at all. I use an include statement in many of my pages and include a file with a bunch of functions. For instance, I might have a function

RE: [PHP] Classes vs. Functions

2002-07-16 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] example? [/snip] http://www.devshed.com/Server_Side/PHP/FormValidatorClass/page1.html Good tutorial Jay * * Want to meet other PHP developers * * in your area? Check out: * * http://php.meetup.com/* * No developer is an island

RE: [PHP] Classes vs. Functions

2002-07-16 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] This helps quite a bit Thank you. I am just wondering if I should make classes instead of functions? What would be the benefit of that? Do you know? [/snip] You should keep classes and functions seperate in your thought process, they are not the same and not meant to do or be the same

RE: [PHP] Preventing Multiple Log-Ins after Authentication

2002-07-16 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] Is there a standard method in PHP for preventing multiple people from using the same log-in username/password simultaneously on a membership site? Any suggestions are greatly appreciated. [/snip] One way is to set a non-expiring cookie, which works if they don't delete cookies from

RE: [PHP] Is there a way?

2002-07-16 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] In Perl you could print a block of information as it was written like this; print HTML_END; This a whole bunch of HTML code!!! HTML_END The best part about this, was that you did not have to escape your and you could mix in your variables making it easy to design and layout the HTML.

RE: [PHP] CRON JOB

2002-07-17 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] What do I have to do before I can run my file.php as a cron job in Linux? [/snip] Look at the archives for the past couple of days, it has been covered in some detail. Make sure to compile PHP without apsx, and for practical purposes move the PHP executable to the /usr/local/bin

RE: [PHP] Tips for better PHP, wish I read yesterday

2002-07-17 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] Awhile back I was asking for just what I'm reading here: http://www.php9.com/index.php/section/articles/name/PHP%20Guidelines I have come across some of this in the documentation but not in your face like it is here (and should be). Does anyone have any more links to articles like that?

RE: [PHP] Of Jobs and Certs [long]

2002-07-17 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] I don't know if this is what you want to hear, but I can tell you that as a rule, I don't hire people who advertise certifications on their resume. I've found that they correlate pretty strongly with incompetence, to the point where nothing saves me more time when filtering through

RE: [PHP] Re: Includes vs. Functions

2002-07-18 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] Chris, thanks for describing your method. The reason I really dislike Functions in PHP is because you have to pass every variable needed by a function, even if that variable is global in the main script, which is a pain in the ass when a function needs a long string of variables. It makes

RE: [PHP] Any PHP editor for windows

2002-07-18 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] Hey, does anyone knows of a good PHP editor for windows. I have also heard emacs is available for windows. Does anyone know where to download it from? Dasmeet http://www.einfotimes.com [/snip} There are a few, but these two are the ones I see used most; http://www.phpedit.com/ PHPEdit --

[PHP] Test of GD

2002-07-18 Thread Jay Blanchard
Anyone know of a quick script I can run to test the GD setup on my servers? I have multiple servers that I need to test where phpinfo() reveals various versions of the GD library. I can hack something together quickly if need be, but I was hoping that the gurus of the list would have a test that

RE: [PHP] Test of GD - SOLVED

2002-07-18 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] Anyone know of a quick script I can run to test the GD setup on my servers? I have multiple servers that I need to test where phpinfo() reveals various versions of the GD library. I can hack something together quickly if need be, but I was hoping that the gurus of the list would have a

RE: [PHP] XML with PHP cURL.

2002-07-18 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] Hi! I find it to be mind-boggling to try to make xml work with php and curl. What do anyone here think of it? [/snip] More details about the problem would be nice. How exactly do you want this to work? I have had no problems with cURL and PHP. Jay What was the best thing before sliced

RE: [PHP] PHP and Date()

2002-07-18 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] How can I look back Business Days. I would like to go back from a certain date, like 7 business days. Is there a simple way other then looping and checking for the day of the week? [/snip] $sevendaysago = date(Y-m-d, mktime(date(h)-168)); This will give you the date exactly seven days

RE: [PHP] php and html

2002-07-18 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] I am running into a situation where I need some serious help. My environment is: Workstation - W2k, Frontpage Server - Cobalt RaQ4i, Linux, Apache Problem: I need to access MySQL to display inventory information on the web page. When I have modified the httpd.conf file to parse html

RE: [PHP] PHP and Date()

2002-07-18 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] sorry about last message I want to get a list of the last 7 business days so I would have to loop through this and get each day correct? [/snip] Yes, testing for Saturday and Sunday ... Jay Vampires Suck * * Want to meet other PHP developers * * in

RE: [PHP] php/shell question...

2002-07-18 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] I know that it's pretty easy for a shell script to call a php page to do something. What's the best way to have a php page call a shell script? I'm trying to automate the creation of directories with certain files in them (people creating their own temporary websites..), and figured a

RE: [PHP] Translatting php to binary...

2002-07-19 Thread Jay Blanchard
[snip] PHP is a scripting language I am pretty much aware of that... But is there a way to translate php into binary/machine code or would one have to write a translator program? [/snip] PHP has an underlying binary translator, but I don't think that the source code is available from Zend. Are

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