Examples

Examples – Common use cases.

Getting a random fortune

<?php
require_once 'File/Fortune.php';

// Grab from a single fortune file:
$fortunes = new File_Fortune('/path/to/fortune/file');
echo 
$fortunes->getRandom();

// Grab from a directory of fortune files:
$fortunes = new File_Fortune('/path/to/fortune/files/');
echo 
$fortunes->getRandom();
?>

Get all fortunes

<?php
require_once 'File/Fortune.php';

$fortunes = new File_Fortune('/path/to/fortune/file');
$cached $fortunes->getAll();

// or all fortunes in all files:
$fortunes->setDirectory('/path/to/fortunes/');
$cached $fortunes->getAll();
?>

Counting fortunes

<?php
require_once 'File/Fortune.php';

$fortunes = new File_Fortune('/path/to/fortune/file');
$count count($fortunes);

// or all fortunes in all files:
$fortunes->setDirectory('/path/to/fortunes/');
$count count($fortunes);
?>

Looping through fortunes

<?php
require_once 'File/Fortune.php';

$fortunes = new File_Fortune('/path/to/fortune/file');
foreach (
$fortunes as $fortune) {
    echo 
$fortune;
}
?>

Note: this will raise exceptions if a directory or multiple files have been set.

Manipulating fortunes

<?php
require_once 'File/Fortune.php';

$fortunes = new File_Fortune('/path/to/fortune/file');

// Delete a fortune:
unset($fortunes[2]); // deletes fortune denoted at index 2

// Update a fortune:
$fortune[2] = "I never liked this fortune"// update fortune at index 2
?>

Note: this will raise exceptions if a directory or multiple files have been set.

Adding fortunes

<?php
require_once 'File/Fortune.php';

$fortunes = new File_Fortune('/path/to/fortune/file');
$fortunes->add('Shiny, new fortune!');
?>

Note: this will raise exceptions if a directory or multiple files have been set.

Creating a new fortune file

<?php
require_once 'File/Fortune.php';

$newFortunes = array(
    
'Fortune 1',
    
'Fortune 2',
    
'Fortune 3'
);

$fortunes = new File_Fortune('/path/to/fortune/file');
$fortunes->create($newFortunes);
?>

Note: this will raise exceptions if a directory or multiple files have been set.

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