cakephp sqlsrv dbo

February 7, 2011 § 1 Comment

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Are you using cakePHP with Sql server 2008?  Then you might be using new PHP driver for connecting it.Here is the dbo which supports the sqlsrv driver in cakePHP. you are free to download and use it. If you find any bug please let me know. If you are interested in fixing bugs please fork the project in github.


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Get last date of this month in php

February 6, 2011 § Leave a comment

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This tutorial helps you to find last date of the month. It’s really easy to find it with “date” and “strtotime” functions.

It is a simple as

Last date of this month

echo date("Y-m-d",strtotime("+1 month -1 second"),strtotime(date("Y-m-1")));

Last date of next month

echo date("Y-m-d",strtotime("+2 month -1 second"),strtotime(date("Y-m-1")));

Last date of previous month

echo date("Y-m-d",strtotime("-1 second"),strtotime(date("Y-m-1")));

The logic behind this is quite simple. Any way the first date of every month will be “1” .We only have a confusion on the last date ie., whether it will be 28,29,30 or 31.

So first we will get the first date of this month by `date(“Y-m-1”)`. For eg. which result us `2011-02-01`.With the help of `strtotime` function i can convert the date into Unix time stamp and with the help of the same function i can add 1 month to it. `strtotime(“+1 month”),strtotime(date(“Y-m-1”)));`. So now it return the Unix time stamp corresponding to  `2011-03-01`. Subtracting a second from this will result you the last date of this month.

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