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October 16, 2013 | Volume 12 Issue 20


TOP STORY: PHP: Variables, Arrays, and Functions, Part 3
FEATURED ARTICLE: The API Corner: Verifying That Nothing Has Changed
NEWS HIGHLIGHT: Arpeggio Software Releases ARP-DROP for the IBM i
FORUM: Calling RNM to Rename an IFS Object
ON-DEMAND WEBCAST: Take IBM i Everywhere with Mobile Apps – Watch the Webinar!
EVENT: ASNA Mobile RPG Webcast

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Feature Article - Programming
PHP: Variables, Arrays, and Functions, Part 3

Use the foreach PHP command to get data out of a mult-dimensional array.

david shireyWritten by David Shirey

We're going to do one last piece related to arrays in PHP. Why? Because when you're using PHP to put data out onto a page or read data in from a page, you'll use arrays as the intermediary between your file and your page. Consequently, knowing how to deal with them is very important.


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Feature Article - Programming
The API Corner: Verifying That Nothing Has Changed

Learn what the Calculate Hash API can do for you.

bruce viningWritten by Bruce Vining

In the past month, I've been asked two related questions. The first was "Can my AS/400 [sic] work with hashes?" and the second, a bit more specific, "Can the i generate a SHA-256 hash to work with a Linux system?" The answer to both questions, as you might expect, is yes, there's an API for that (as long as the system is at V5R3 or higher that is, in the case of the AS/400 question).


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