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  • JonBoy
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    Originally posted by CaptainRon View Post
    So what do I need to do just to test out running PHP on my iseries? I would like to maybe just read a file, grab that data and display something. Just to kind of see how it all works etc.
    Anyone got a quick piece of code and how to use it on the iseries?
    Thanks
    When you instal Zend Server it installs a number of samples which include DB access.

    I also wrote a multi-part series for iProDeveloper which includes full subfile-type examples. Here's the links:

    Part 1: http://www.iprodeveloper.com/article...e-basics-64331
    Part 2: http://www.iprodeveloper.com/article...unctions-64526
    Part 3: http://www.iprodeveloper.com/article...unctions-64684
    Part 4: http://www.iprodeveloper.com/article...otpourri-64863
    Part 5: http://www.iprodeveloper.com/article...e-access-65023
    Part 6: http://www.iprodeveloper.com/article...ose-ends-65253

    Part 5 covers the data access.

    If you really want to see what can be done really quickly and cheaply then take a look at phpgrid.com - that is one amazing tool and the price is so low it looks like a monthly fee - but it is not. Richard (the primary author) has also worked with Zend to make sure that there is a version that works with the native DB2 access method and it works really well. I wrote about the tool a while ago here http://www.ibmsystemsmag.com/ibmi/de...on/grid_tools/ SInce that time the tool has just got better and better with each release.
    Last edited by JonBoy; April 3rd, 2017, 03:55 PM.

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  • CRinger400
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    Or just go to php.net. Those db2 examples are very simple.


    Ringer

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  • CRinger400
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    Does this article help? The code is included too. PHP calls RPG stored proc, reads result set, displays in HTML table.

    Ringer
    If you read my two previous PHP articles, you may be tempted to make the leap to use PHP on your IBM i. But you may also have reservations because how in the world will you technically support those apps post implementation? This article discusses the path a PHP request takes as it travels through

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  • tomliotta
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    So what do I need to do just to test out running PHP on my iseries?
    That Chris Ringer article should do that. It will test if you can get PHP running on your system. But then you go farther:

    I would like to maybe just read a file, grab that data and display something.
    In that, you're starting to ask (apparently) about using SQL in PHP to access relational database rows for display by PHP. (Or you might be asking about reading/displaying streamfile data; it's not quite clear.) A Google search for { php sql db2 } brings up many results. PHP tutorials with many, many examples are all over the internet.

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  • CaptainRon
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    I saw that one and has nothing to do with displaying my data I don't think.. Just a simple read and display

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  • TedHolt
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    I recommend Chris Ringer's articles on itjungle.com. You can start with this one:

    https://www.itjungle.com/2016/02/23/fhg022316-story01/



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  • CaptainRon
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    So what do I need to do just to test out running PHP on my iseries? I would like to maybe just read a file, grab that data and display something. Just to kind of see how it all works etc.
    Anyone got a quick piece of code and how to use it on the iseries?
    Thanks
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