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PHP class - need help with dates formats

Posted on 2008-06-14
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Hi,
I am trying to write my first PHP class and I am not sure I know exactly what I doing.
Basically I want to be create new orders or update and existing order and return dates in both MySQL format and in a format for viewing, most orders will be new but some might be updates that already have a current expiry date.
Any assistance or comments would be appreciated.

<?php 
 
 

//new placeOrder($current_expdate, $days, $special, $credit, $amount, $payment_option, $payment_type);
 

class placeOrder{

   

   function placeOrder($expiry_date, $days='90', $special='1', $credit='1',$amount='99.00', $payment_option='None', $payment_type='Credit'){ 

				
 
 

				if (isset($expiry_date)) {

				

				//Get current expiry date and add days to current date

				$this->mysql_expiry_date = $expiry_date; 

				$expiry_date = explode("-", $expiry_date);

				$expiry_date = mktime (0,0,0,date($expiry_date[1]) ,date($expiry_date[2]) ,date($expiry_date[0]));

				$new_expiry_date = ($expiry_date + ((24 * 60 * 60 * $days) * $special));

				$this->display_new_expiry_date = date("D jS M, Y", $new_expiry_date);

				$new_expiry_date = date("Y-m-d", $new_expiry_date);

				

				}else { 

		        $new_expiry_date = date("Y-m-d", time());

				}

				

				$this->new_expiry_date = $new_expiry_date;

				

				

				

				$this->display_expiry_date = date("D jS M, Y", $new_expiry_date);

				$this->mysql_current_date = date("Y-m-d",$current_expiry_date);  

				$this->display_current_date = date("F jS, Y",$current_expiry_date);;

			

				$this->display_order_date = date("D jS M, Y",time() + ((24 * 60 * 60 )));
 

				$this->mysql_order_date = date("Y-m-d",time() + ((24 * 60 * 60 )));

				$this->adlength = ($days * $special * $credit);

				$this->amount = $amount;

				$this->payment_option = $payment_option; 

	 			$this->payment_type = $payment_type; 

			 } 
 

	

	

				function new_order_report(){

					echo "<br>New Order Details<br>"; 

					echo "Payment Type: $this->payment_type <br>"; 

					echo "Advertisment Amount Paying : $this->amount <br>";

					echo "Payment Option: $this->payment_option<br>";

					

					echo "<br>Ad Length: $this->adlength Days"; 

					echo "<br>List Date: $this->display_order_date"; 

					echo "<br>Expiry Date: $this->display_expiry_date";

					

					

					echo "<br>Order Date: $this->display_order_date";

					echo "<br>List Date: $this->mysql_order_date";

					echo "<br>Expiry Date: $this->mysql_expiry_date<br>";

			

				}	

			

			function updated_order_report(){

					echo "<br>Updated Order Details<br>"; 

					echo "Payment Type: $this->payment_type <br>"; 

					echo "Advertisment Amount Paying : $ $this->amount <br>";

					echo "Payment Option: $this->payment_option<br>";

					

					echo "<br>Ad Length: $this->adlength Days"; 

					echo "<br>List Date: $this->display_order_date"; 

					

					echo "<br>Order Date: $this->display_order_date";

					echo "<br>New Expiry Date - MySQL format: $this->new_expiry_date";

					echo "<br>New Expiry Date - Screen format: $this->display_new_expiry_date";

					echo "<br>Old Expiry Date - MySQL Format: $this->mysql_expiry_date<br>";

			

				}	
 

}
 

//new placeOrder($current_expdate, $days, $special, $credit, $amount, $payment_option, $payment_type);

$update_order = new placeOrder('2009-01-01',35,1,1,'30.00','Credit Card','Paid');

$update_order->updated_order_report();
 

new placeOrder($current_expdate, $days, $special, $credit, $amount, $payment_option, $payment_type);

$private_order = new placeOrder('',90,1,1,'30.00','Cheque','Paid');

$private_order ->new_order_report();
 

?>

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Question by:sabecs
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instead of explode & mktime consider using strtotime

                                $expiry_date=strtotime($expiry_date);
                                $new_expiry_date=strtotime($days." days",$expiry_date);

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by:sabecs
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Thanks bevhost for your help, just wondering if there is a better way to code the whole thing or is the way a class should be created?
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by:bevhost
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Clases are great if you have several different kind's of orders.
This way you can create a base class that has all the most common functions,
but when you need a custom order you can extend the class and redeclare or add any functions that need to be different.
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by:sabecs
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Thanks for your help.
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