News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Daniel Cousineau's Blog:
Outputting CSV as a Downloadable File in PHP
October 13, 2008 @ 07:56:59

In a recent post to his blog Daniel Cousineau shows a method for correctly outputting CSV data in push down to the client browser as a method of export.

Nearly every application you could write in for the business sphere in PHP probably requires some sort of data export, most likely in the CSV format. The easiest way to provide a downloadable file is by altering the headers and echo'ing the file content.

His method sets the headers for the CSV file type then pushes the content out (contained in an array) via the fputcsv function. He wraps it all in a function near the end for simple cut and paste.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
output cvs data download fputcsv header


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Riff Blog: Console encoding in PHP-GTK apps

DevX.com: Four Ways to Transfer Data Between Flash and PHP

ThinkingPHP: Issues with output buffering in CakePHP

DevShed: An Object-based Approach to HTTP Compression in PHP

Hasin Hayder's Blog: Using new PECL Memcached extension for storing session data


Community Events





Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


opinion package tool framework podcast laravel update version symfony composer language introduction interview library security community voicesoftheelephpant series release mvc

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework