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How to reference PHP sub-arrays to add to MySQL table

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I'm working with a NuSOAP client to bring back data from a web service.  The array I get back looks like this (shortened for readability):

Array
(
    [count] => 1
    [data] => Array
        (
            [0] => Array
                (
                    [accountCreatedDate] => 2014-03-04T23:49:39.459Z
                    [accountDefinedValues] => Array
                        (
                            [0] => Array
                                (
                                    [dataType] => 0
                                    [displayType] => 2
                                    [fieldName] => Attributes
                                    [fieldRef] => 24281.0.2664
                                    [value] => Sample Attribute
                                    [valueRef] => 24281.0.5668899
                                )

                        )
                )
        )
) 

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I currently have the following set up to look for values in the Attributes array so I can add them all to one field in MySQL as a comma-separated list:

                foreach ($data['accountDefinedValues'] as $arr)
                {
                    if ($arr['fieldName'] != 'Attributes') continue;
                    $qry->attributes = $qry->attributes.$arr['value'].", ";
                    break;
                }

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The problem I'm having is that the $qry->attributes variable is only capturing one of the values.  There could be 20 different Attributes that are brought back under the accountDefinedValues array.  

How do I loop through or concat all of them into the $qry->attribues field as a comma-separated list?

Help is much appreciated.
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Question by:Carlos Elgueta
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Ray Paseur earned 500 total points
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Remove "break;" from the code!  All of the PHP instructions are documented online in the man pages.  If you're not 100% sure what an instruction is doing, you can look it up.  Example here:
http://php.net/manual/en/control-structures.break.php
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I love questions that have a quick solution.  Thanks for the points and thanks for using EE, ~Ray
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