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Old 12-10-2001, 08:14 AM   #1
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calendar-related code snippet request


Does anybody have a function (preferably written in C/++, Perl, or PHP) that takes a date (in month, year, and date format, with the M,D,Y parameters in any order) and returns what day of the week it was? I don't know the rules for adjustments and leap years and whatnot, so I can't really code this bit myself.
 
Old 12-10-2001, 09:38 AM   #2
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In php, getdate(timestamp) will return an associative array of info about the date.
$result["weekday"] would then give you the day of the week it was. You could use mktime() to get the timestamp from the D, M, Y format you needed to use

HTH

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Old 12-11-2001, 12:11 PM   #3
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Thanks. I feel like a complete dolt for not looking up the date() function in PHP, especially since that's the language I prefer to work with, even over C++ and Perl.
 
  


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