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Run SQL Query

Discussion in 'XenForo Development Discussions' started by Quiver, May 12, 2013.

  1. Quiver

    Quiver Active Member

    Could someone please tell me how to do this:
    http://xenforo.com/community/threads/query-help.31374/#post-358874

    But from a XenForo addon (obviously we're talking PHP files here).
    The above code works fine in phpMyAdmin. But I'm looking, ideally, to create a cron job that runs once an hour and finds the top poster in that last hour using UNIX_TIMESTAMP or whatever it is that you use to limit searches based on time. Yes, I have no clue how to do what I'm trying to do, but I have a very good idea what I want the end result to be. ;)

    Please could someone help me do this in stages.
    STAGE ONE. Make a PHP file to display the top poster based on a preset time (forget the hourly function for now...say...midnight on whatever day, just make up a date I don't care what it is. LOL!)

    A heads up, I've read this file (both the 1st and the 2nd page).
    The code give there is partial code. I have no idea what to do with it.
    I'm a Windows developer and I'm familiar with C++ and C# but when it comes to working with PHP I am totally confused. It's like a completely different language to me. :confused: http://xenforo.com/community/threads/mysql-queries-how-to-use-db-in-xenforo-small-notes.5444/page-2
     
  2. borbole

    borbole Well-Known Member

    In that case, imho, it would be better if you posted a request at the request section for someone to code that for you.
     

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