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Hey guys,


I have got some events, and got it sorted by date, although at the moment the oldest date is showing first, and I would like to turn that around(new first old last), any simple suggestions?


Also another little question how would I turn a date row (for example 2009/5/31) into Tuesday - May 2009 or something similar, anyone can point me into the right direction?

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How is the data structured? Array of OOP objects in PHP? Rows in MySQL?


Assuming the former since this is a PHP forum, you can use usort on the array and define your own function to sort by date. Read the manual for more information about writing a user-defined sort function.

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$result = mysql_query("SELECT * FROM Events ORDER BY eventdate");

echo "<table border='0'>

while($row = mysql_fetch_array($result))

  echo "<tr>";
  echo "<td>" . $row['eventdate'] . " " . $row['starttime'] . "</td>";

echo '<td><a href="showevent.php?eventsID=';
echo $row['eventsID'];
echo '">';
echo $row['eventdescriptionheader'];
echo "</a></td>";
  echo "<td>" . $row['currentparticipants'] . "/" . $row['maxparticipants'] .  "</td>";
  echo "<td>" . $row['hoster'] . "</td>";
  echo "</tr>";
echo '</table>';


eventdate is a date field in MYSQL

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