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  • Ved Prakash
    Upgrade to php5. php5 latest build has got better support for classes than earlier releases. Regards Ved
    Message 1 of 3 , Nov 14, 2006
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      Upgrade to php5. php5 latest build has got better support for classes
      than earlier releases.

      Regards

      Ved

      --- In bang-phpug@yahoogroups.com, "gonzal_rocky" <gonzal_rocky@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > hello friends
      >
      > i am facing problem at the time of reading XML file from PHP.
      > i am using php ver 4.4.4. i want load data from the xml file for
      > that i am using domxml. this code work fine in php ver 5 but not
      > worked in ver 4.4
      >
      > the code is like this
      >
      > //books.xml
      > <?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1" ?>
      > <books>
      > <book>
      > <author>Jack Herrington</author>
      > <title>PHP Hacks</title>
      > <publisher>O'Reilly</publisher>
      > </book>
      > <book>
      > <author>Jack Herrington</author>
      > <title>Podcasting Hacks</title>
      > <publisher>O'Reilly</publisher>
      > </book>
      > </books>
      >
      >
      > //php file
      >
      > <?php
      > $doc = new DOMDocument();
      > $doc->load( 'books.xml' );
      >
      > $books = $doc->getElementsByTagName( "book" );
      > foreach( $books as $book )
      > {
      > $authors = $book->getElementsByTagName( "author" );
      > $author = $authors->item(0)->nodeValue;
      >
      > $publishers = $book->getElementsByTagName( "publisher" );
      > $publisher = $publishers->item(0)->nodeValue;
      >
      > $titles = $book->getElementsByTagName( "title" );
      > $title = $titles->item(0)->nodeValue;
      >
      > echo "$title - $author - $publisher\n";
      > }
      > ?>
      >
      > the server shows error like this:
      > Parse error: parse error, unexpected T_OBJECT_OPERATOR in C:\Apache
      > Group\Apache2\htdocs\Formphp\test2.php on line 21
      >
      > if i am removed all this ->items(0) from the code like $author =
      > $authors->nodeValue; then it shows another error
      >
      > Fatal error: Cannot instantiate non-existent class: domdocument in
      > C:\Apache Group\Apache2\htdocs\Formphp\test2.php on line 14
      >
      >
      > 2) i am trying to read another xml file
      >
      > //mymovies.xml
      > <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
      > <movies>
      > <movie>
      > <title>Star Wars</title>
      > <year>1977</year>
      > </movie>
      > <movie>
      > <name>Apocalypse Now</name>
      > <year>1979</year>
      > </movie>
      > <movie>
      > <title>Raiders Of The Lost Ark</title>
      > <year>1981</year>
      > </movie>
      > </movies>
      >
      > <?php
      > if (!$myxml=simplexml_load_file('mymovies.xml')){
      > echo 'Error reading the XML file';
      > }
      >
      > foreach($myxml as $movie){
      > echo 'Title: ' . $movie->title . '<br />';
      > echo 'Year: ' . $movie->year . '<br /><hr />';
      > }
      >
      > ?>
      >
      > in this examle the server shows error like this
      > Fatal error: Call to undefined function: simplexml_load_file() in
      > C:\Apache Group\Apache2\htdocs\Formphp\test2.php on line 4
      >
      > Regards
      > Rocky
      >
    • Ved Prakash
      Rocky, Your problem is PHP4. I would recommend you to upgrade to PHP5. But, there are ways to get over it, if you try using pear. Regards, Ved
      Message 2 of 3 , Nov 14, 2006
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        Rocky, Your problem is PHP4. I would recommend you to upgrade to PHP5.
        But, there are ways to get over it, if you try using pear.

        Regards,

        Ved

        --- In bang-phpug@yahoogroups.com, "gonzal_rocky" <gonzal_rocky@...>
        wrote:
        >
        > hello friends
        >
        > i am facing problem at the time of reading XML file from PHP.
        > i am using php ver 4.4.4. i want load data from the xml file for
        > that i am using domxml. this code work fine in php ver 5 but not
        > worked in ver 4.4
        >
        > the code is like this
        >
        > //books.xml
        > <?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1" ?>
        > <books>
        > <book>
        > <author>Jack Herrington</author>
        > <title>PHP Hacks</title>
        > <publisher>O'Reilly</publisher>
        > </book>
        > <book>
        > <author>Jack Herrington</author>
        > <title>Podcasting Hacks</title>
        > <publisher>O'Reilly</publisher>
        > </book>
        > </books>
        >
        >
        > //php file
        >
        > <?php
        > $doc = new DOMDocument();
        > $doc->load( 'books.xml' );
        >
        > $books = $doc->getElementsByTagName( "book" );
        > foreach( $books as $book )
        > {
        > $authors = $book->getElementsByTagName( "author" );
        > $author = $authors->item(0)->nodeValue;
        >
        > $publishers = $book->getElementsByTagName( "publisher" );
        > $publisher = $publishers->item(0)->nodeValue;
        >
        > $titles = $book->getElementsByTagName( "title" );
        > $title = $titles->item(0)->nodeValue;
        >
        > echo "$title - $author - $publisher\n";
        > }
        > ?>
        >
        > the server shows error like this:
        > Parse error: parse error, unexpected T_OBJECT_OPERATOR in C:\Apache
        > Group\Apache2\htdocs\Formphp\test2.php on line 21
        >
        > if i am removed all this ->items(0) from the code like $author =
        > $authors->nodeValue; then it shows another error
        >
        > Fatal error: Cannot instantiate non-existent class: domdocument in
        > C:\Apache Group\Apache2\htdocs\Formphp\test2.php on line 14
        >
        >
        > 2) i am trying to read another xml file
        >
        > //mymovies.xml
        > <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
        > <movies>
        > <movie>
        > <title>Star Wars</title>
        > <year>1977</year>
        > </movie>
        > <movie>
        > <name>Apocalypse Now</name>
        > <year>1979</year>
        > </movie>
        > <movie>
        > <title>Raiders Of The Lost Ark</title>
        > <year>1981</year>
        > </movie>
        > </movies>
        >
        > <?php
        > if (!$myxml=simplexml_load_file('mymovies.xml')){
        > echo 'Error reading the XML file';
        > }
        >
        > foreach($myxml as $movie){
        > echo 'Title: ' . $movie->title . '<br />';
        > echo 'Year: ' . $movie->year . '<br /><hr />';
        > }
        >
        > ?>
        >
        > in this examle the server shows error like this
        > Fatal error: Call to undefined function: simplexml_load_file() in
        > C:\Apache Group\Apache2\htdocs\Formphp\test2.php on line 4
        >
        > Regards
        > Rocky
        >
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