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Date Difference Class

Submitted on: 9/28/2007 7:34:24 AM
By: jetblack  
Level: Beginner
User Rating: Unrated
Compatibility: PHP 5.0
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     This is a simple class that can be used to calculate the difference of time between dates.
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// Name: Date Difference Class
// Description:This is a simple class that can be used to calculate the difference of time between dates.
// By: jetblack
// Inputs:It takes two dates as parameter.
// Returns:Stores the difference of time between the two dates in separate class variables for days, hours, minutes and seconds.
//This code is copyrighted and has// limited warranties.Please see details.//**************************************

class date_difference
public $date1, $date2, $a, $days, $hours, $minutes, $seconds;
function __construct($date_, $date__)
$this->date1 = $date_;
$this->date2 = $date__;
$this->days = intval((strtotime($this->date1) - strtotime($this->date2)) / 86400);
$this->a = ((strtotime($this->date1) - strtotime($this->date2))) % 86400;
$this->hours = intval(($this->a) / 3600);
$this->a = ($this->a) % 3600;
$this->minutes = intval(($this->a) / 60);
$this->a = ($this->a) % 60;
$this->seconds = $this->a;
//Sample Usage:
$result = new date_difference("01.01.2007 11:02:02", "20.12.2006 10:00:00");
echo $result->days . ' days ' . $result->hours . ' hours ' . $result->minutes . ' minutes ' . $result->seconds . ' seconds';
//Sample Output:
12 days 1 hours 2 minutes 2 seconds

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