PHP Function – Calculating Days In A Month
All developers keep a tool box of useful functions and classes that they pick up or write along the way and this PHP came to me while I was writing an event calendar page for a customer.
I should mention that PHP does offer a cal_days_in_month function for PHP builds of PHP 4.0.7 and higher, but I prefer using the below function because it is guaranteed to work on all PHP version because it is based solely on logic.
function get_days_in_month($month, $year)
return $month == 2 ? ($year % 4 ? 28 : ($year % 100 ? 29 : ($year %400 ? 28 : 29))) : (($month - 1) % 7 % 2 ? 30 : 31);
One line of logic provides the number of days in a month, taking into account leap years, and all on one line.
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