Egglabs Egglabs - 3 months ago 11
JSON Question

How to generate .json file with PHP?

CREATE TABLE Posts
{
id INT PRIMARY KEY AUTO_INCREMENT,
title VARCHAR(200),
url VARCHAR(200)
}


json.php code

<?php
$sql=mysql_query("select * from Posts limit 20");
echo '{"posts": [';
while($row=mysql_fetch_array($sql))
{
$title=$row['title'];
$url=$row['url'];
echo '

{

"title":"'.$title.'",

"url":"'.$url.'"

},';
}
echo ']}';

?>


I have to generate
results.json
file.

Answer

Here is a sample code:

<?php 
$sql="select * from Posts limit 20"; 

$response = array();
$posts = array();
$result=mysql_query($sql);
while($row=mysql_fetch_array($result)) 
{ 
$title=$row['title']; 
$url=$row['url']; 

$posts[] = array('title'=> $title, 'url'=> $url);

} 

$response['posts'] = $posts;

$fp = fopen('results.json', 'w');
fwrite($fp, json_encode($response));
fclose($fp);


?>