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File: example.php
Role: Example script
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Description: Global example of the caching class
Class: Powerful Caching Class
Cache arbitrary content in files
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Date: 11 years ago
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* @author: Pablo Albrecht
* @date: 30 January 2011, 04:56 PM

require_once 'CodeLikePandas_final.php';


// Load the caching engine with a simple config array
$config = array(

    // !IMPORTANT: trailing slash's required
    'caching_path' => './cache/',
    // We want to cache only components that have a priority of 50 and above.
    'priority_required' => 50


// Load the caching engine with the config file
$config = './configuration.php';

$cache = new CacheHandler($config);

// Let's do some tests

echo "Do we have a random value cached already ?";

// Try to retrieve the cache content with a priority of 75.
// Since we want to cache all the content with a priority higher or equal than 50 (as set in the $config array).
$content = $cache->retrieve_cache('random value',75);

$content == false) {
$random_value = mt_rand(0,100);
" <strong>No!</strong>";
"<br />Generating random value:";
" Random value: " . $random_value;
$cache->cache_content('random value',$random_value,10000);
"<br />Cache created!";
}else {
"<br />Random value pulled from the cache engine (won't change if you reload the page) :<br /><strong>" . $content . "</strong>";
"<br /><br />You can also delete the file in the cache folder to re-generate its content.";

/* End of file */