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// Part 1: Use date("xxx") w...
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elseif ($dob_month == $today_month) // Just reach bi...
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PHP built-in functions date( ) and mktime( ) to calculate age from date of birth

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PHP built-in functions date( ) and mktime( ) to calculate age from date of birth

  1. 1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 <?php // Part 1: Use date("xxx") with only one parameter to output TODAY's info // such as current day, month and year. $today_day = date('d'); $today_month = date('m'); $today_year = date('Y'); echo "Today's date is " . $today_day . '/' . $today_month . '/' . $today_year . '<br>'; // Today's date is 03/02/2014 // Part 2: My date of birth. $dob_day = '31'; $dob_month = '01'; $dob_year = '1968'; // Output method 1: using . and strings: echo 'My date of birth is ' . $dob_day . '/' . $dob_month . '/' . $dob_year . '<br>'; // My date of birth is 31/01/1968 // Output method 2: Using mktime( ) to create the timestamp: $dob = mktime(0, 0, 0, $dob_month, $dob_day, $dob_year); echo 'My date of birth is ' . date('d/m/Y', $dob) . '<br>'; // My date of birth is 31/01/1968 // Part 3: Calculate age. if ($dob_month > $today_month) // Not yet reach birthday month this year (need to minus 1) { $age = $today_year - $dob_year -1; echo 'Path 1 <br>'; // Debugging message } Macintosh HD:Applications:XAMPP:xamppfiles:htdocs:php:dob.php: 1/2
  2. 2. 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 elseif ($dob_month == $today_month) // Just reach birthday month this year. { if ($dob_day > $today_day) // Not yet reach birthday day this year (need to minus 1) { $age = $today_year - $dob_year -1; echo 'Path 2 <br>'; // Debugging message } else // Already reach birthday day this year. { $age = $today_year - $dob_year; echo 'Path 3 <br>'; // Debugging message } // End of else for day. } else // Already after birthday month this year. { $age = $today_year - $dob_year; echo 'Path 4 <br>'; // Debugging message } echo 'I am now ' . $age . ' years old. <br>'; // Path 4 // I am now 46 years old. ?> Macintosh HD:Applications:XAMPP:xamppfiles:htdocs:php:dob.php: 2/2

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