I believe that your question is how do I load an array into the $_POST variable from a form. The answer is in the naming of your input fields. If you append an  to the end of each field, then all the fields named the same will form an array. So ... use <input name="col1">.
This will return the following arrays in $_POST (assuming the form method is POST): col1, col2, ...
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To: "Web Enabling the AS400 / iSeries" <web400@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
From: Michael Ryan
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Date: 02/15/2013 10:56AM
Subject: [WEB400] Best Practice to Send Data to i
I need to send a bunch of data to the i using PHP. I'm reworking a 5250
subfile program that presents a data entry subfile to the user. The user
enters information into the subfile fields, presses enter, and the program
then processes each entry in the subfile.
I want to do this process in HTML and PHP. I'm thinking of displaying an
HTML table and then processing each row when the user POSTs the data. I
want to call a stored procedure to validate the data in each row.
My first thought would be to send all the data to the stored procedure as a
series of arrays, one for each column in the . The RPG developer (who will
write the code that will become the stored procedure) is looking for
basically a MODS as input. I want to keep the validation SP accessible from
both RPG and PHP.
Any ideas? Thanks!
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