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User Friendly Grabber

by: mpa000
|
February 14, 2006

Version: 3

Type: Sample Code (HOWTO)

Category: HTTP

License: BSD License

Description: Grabs the URL of today's User Friendly comic.



<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
"http://www.w3.org/TR/2000/REC-xhtml1-20000126/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<HTML xmlns="http://ww.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en">
<HEAD>
<TITLE>Blank PHP</TITLE>
</HEAD>

<BODY>


<p>Today's <a href="http://www.userfriendly.org/" target="_blank">User friendly</a> strip.<br>
<a href="http://www.userfriendly.org/" target="_blank">

<?php
if(!($myFile=fopen("http://www.userfriendly.org/static/","r")))
{
echo "Sorry, the user friendly strip is not so friendly right now.  Please try later.";
exit;
}
while(!feof($myFile))
{

$myLine.=fgets($myFile,10);
}
fclose($myFile);

$start="<IMG ALT=\"Latest Strip\"";
$end="<!-- R4L 576x16 -->";
$start_position=strpos($myLine, $start);
$end_position=strpos($myLine, $end)+strlen($end);
$length=$end_position-$start_position;
$myLine=substr($myLine, $start_position, $length);

eregi_replace ("<!-- R4L 576x16 -->", "", "</a>");
echo $myLine;

?>
</body>
</html>

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