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array-to-file

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Submitted on: 1/1/2015 11:04:00 AM
By: Benjamin Richter (from psc cd)  
Level: Intermediate
User Rating: By 2 Users
Compatibility: PHP 4.0
Views: 1745
 
     Code reads an array and writes array's php code to a file.
 
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//**************************************
// Name: array-to-file
// Description:Code reads an array and writes array's php code to a file.
// By: Benjamin Richter (from psc cd)
//
// Inputs:array_to_file($array array,$arrayname string,$filename string)
//
// Returns:none (writes file)
//
// Assumes:n/a
//
// Side Effects:n/a
//**************************************

<?
 /* Array to File */
 function __process_array($array,$indent)
 {
 $ret_str = "";
 $first = true;
 foreach ($array as $key => $value)
 {
if (!$first) 
$ret_str .= ",\n";
else
$first = false;
			
$ret_str .= str_repeat(" ",$indent);
						
if (is_array($value)) 
{
$ret_str .= "'$key' => array(\n".__process_array($value,$indent+5)."\n".str_repeat(" ",$indent).")";
}
elseif (is_string($value))
{
$ret_str .= "'$key' => '$value'";
}
elseif (is_int($value))
{			
$ret_str .= "'$key' => $value";
}
elseif (is_bool($value))
{			
$ret_str .= "'$key' => ".($value?"true":"false");
}
 }
 return $ret_str;
 }
	
 function array_to_file($array,$name,$filename)
 {
 $file_str = "<?\n $"."$name = array(\n";
 $file_str .= __process_array($array,6);	
 $file_str .= "\n );\n?>";
		
 $file = fopen($filename,"w");
 fwrite($file,$file_str);
 fclose($file);
 }
?>


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