Chapter 23. Creating a Simple Calendar

This chapter will pull together the lessons you’ve learned so far regarding the PHP language and building small applications. In this chapter, you’ll continue your learning in the context of creating a small calendar.

In this chapter, you will learn

  • How to build a simple calendar script

  • How to view and add events in your calendar

  • How to build a class library to generate date pull-downs in HTML forms

Building a Simple Display Calendar

You’ll use the date and time functions you learned in Chapter 9, “Working with Strings, Dates, and Times,” to build a calendar that will display the dates for any month between 1980 and 2010 (those are randomly selected years and have no significance—you can make your calendar go from ...

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