PHP – Basic Fork Example

<?   print “Starting main program\n”; $childs = array();   for ( $count = 1; $count <= 10; $count++) {         $pid = pcntl_fork();         if ( $pid == -1 ) {                 // Fork failed                           echo “Fork failed\n”;                 exit(1);         } else if ( $pid ) {                 # parent                 #print “pid is $pid, parent $$\n”;                 array_push($childs, $pid);         }[…]

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2002 Cannot log in to the MySQL server – MAC

To fix In /etc/php.ini, replaced the three occurences of /var/mysql/mysql.sock with /tmp/mysql.sock prompt% sudo chmod u+w php.ini   <- had to give myself write permission to that file.. you may need to become root user to actually edit the file.. depends who owns php.ini Now edit it..  i vi find:  pdo_mysql.default_socket=/var/mysql/mysql.sock change to: pdo_mysql.default_socket=/tmp/mysql.sock Find: mysql.default_socket[…]

PHP Date

The PHP date() function is used to format a time and/or date. The PHP Date() Function The PHP date() function formats a timestamp to a more readable date and time. A timestamp is a sequence of characters, denoting the date and/or time at which a certain event occurred. Syntax date(format,timestamp) Parameter Description format Required. Specifies[…]

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PHP Array

An array stores multiple values in one single variable. What is an Array? A variable is a storage area holding a number or text. The problem is, a variable will hold only one value. An array is a special variable, which can store multiple values in one single variable. If you have a list of[…]

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GET or POST – Secure

GET is NOT Secure GET is not a secure method of sending data. Don’t use it for forms that send password info, credit card data or other sensitive information. Since the data is passed through as part of the URL, it’ll show up in the web server’s logfile (complete with all the data). Server logfiles[…]

Given a size in KB, try to return a more readable MB, GB or TB answer string

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Readable Time – PHP, given a unix timestamp, return a readable time

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