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zang8027

XML, php, mySQL stat grabber

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I have this idea that I wish to do. I have an xml document from a website that is continuously updating peoples stats for this game. Now i want to create a "High Scores" page. My theory of how this would work would be:

 

1) Somehow parse the XML into a structured mySQL table

2) Use PHP to grab the information out of the database and sort it.

 

Is this the way to go about it? Also, is it possible to parse the XML into mySQL?

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Well, yeah. You can use SimpleXML to parse it and then create queries to insert it into a database. I'm not exactly sure what "parse the XML into MySQL" is supposed to mean though.

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