How to Convert XML to CSV using PHP

The example, convert xml to csv using PHP , shows conversion of xml data to csv data. As the title suggests to convert xml to csv using PHP, so we will convert either xml file to csv file or xml string to csv string. When we convert xml string to csv string you will see the output on the browser and when we convert xml file to csv file then you will see the csv document saved into a file on the physical drive location. So here in this example we will see both examples that may help you to choose the example according to your situations.

People working with different types of data may come across the problem that they need to convert between different data formats. Extensible Markup Language (XML) and Comma Separated Values (CSV) are the most widely used formats for data, and conversion between these two formats needs often to be accomplished. Especially to XML, because this format is very well supported by modern applications, and is very well suited for further data manipulation and customization.

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Read weather information using yahoo API in PHP, MySQL

Many times we see websites that read weather from an RSS feed on another site, here I will show you how to read weather onto your site from Yahoo. Here we will create example on read weather information using yahoo API in php mysql.

How to get the XML from

To read the weather from Yahoo API, you need to send a request as follows:

http://weather.yahooapis.com/forecastrss?p=INXX0028&u=f

where p is the location code. In this tutorial I am using “Calcutta/Kolkata, India”, and as you can see the location code or zip code is INXX0028, if you live in the USA you can just use the ZIP code where you live in. Next, ‘u’ is the unit in which the weather must be displayed, I chose ‘f’ for Fahrenheit, but if you want, you can also choose ‘c’ for Celsius. Continue reading “Read weather information using yahoo API in PHP, MySQL”