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Random Quote Generator

By Shankar Ramachandran
on June 1, 2004

Version: 1.0

Type: Sample Code (HOWTO)

Category: Math Functions

License: GNU General Public License

Description: This is a PHP application that generates random quotes stored in array and streamd it back to the browser

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<font color="#0033FF">The following is the php code for random quote generation 
using the functionality of arrays : </font> <code>
<p>srand((float) microtime() * 10000000);<br>
  // Quotes go inside the array<br>
  $quote = array(&quot;Hi! How are you ?&quot;, &quot;Hey! Good to see you !&quot;, 
  &quot;Hey Man ! How are you doin?&quot;,&quot;Have'nt we met before!&quot;);<br>
  // Random quote is generated by array_rand and the variable is assigned to it<br>
  //The number in the parenthesis = number of quotes you have in total<br>
  $echo = array_rand($quote,4);</p>
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<p>echo $quote[$echo[1]];<br>