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File: usage.php
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Description: How to use the class
Class: Validate-Calculate Age
Validate dates and calculate relative age
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Date: 15 years ago
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<?php /* Validate-Calculate Age Class by FergoFrog Copyright (C) 2009 FergoFrog This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details. You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111- 1307, USA. Contact: Email: Web: or */ //To start the class: include "vcage.class.php"; $VCAge = new VCAge(); //To validate an age: $VCAge->VAge(day, month, year); //BOOL returns true when valid and false when invalid //To calculate an age: $VCAge->CAge(day, month, year); //INT returns the age as an integer //To validate then calculate an age (there are 1 methods) /* First (this is more complex and involves more code) - This first checks the age is valid then echo's the age - On failure echo's the error */ if ($VCAge->VAge(day, month, year)) echo $VCAge->CAge(day, month, year); else echo $VCAge->Error; /* Second (This essentially does what the first method does but incorperated into the one function) - This incorperates the first into one step it validates then calculates the age - On success the age will be displayed - On failure the message "Invalid Age: " then the error message will be displayed */ echo $VCAge->V_CAge(day, month, year); //Calculation will never fail unless you don't give it an integer, or number in a string //Validation will fail on an invalid Day, Month or Year, for example 29FEB2009, or if you don't give it an integer, or number in a string //If something fails then it will all be outputed to the Error variable, to display the error: echo $VCAge->Error; ?>