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  1. celfred

    Hello, First of all, thanks a lot for your great answer. You took the the time to post nice explanations and this will help me a lot to improve. No problem of course. This is exactly what I expected : general comments about some newbie mistakes you can quickly notice in my code. Well, maybe this sounds obvious to a a lot of readers, but I guess I needed to be reminded of that advice I do that sometimes because I feel better this way. I'll re-read my code and try to think differentely in the future by applying what you explain afterwards. Thanks for your nice example. It is very much inspiring to me. I feel like understanding things better thanks to your reply so again, thanks a lot @Robin S for your help ! It's not always easy to learn coding by yourself and every time I end up asking the PW community for help, I get a nice answer that cheers me up and makes me understand things better. That's really cool !
  2. celfred

    Still trying to understand things better. I've been looking at @Robin S's answer and I'm facing another issue. To set my nbBonus for each group, I had this function : function groupBonus($players) { $nbBonus = 0; // Sort players by nb of places $players->sort('places.count'); // Get min/max nb of places in the group $min = $players->first()->places->count; $max = $players->last()->places->count; if ($min == 0) { // 1 player has 0 places, so NO bonus possible return 0; } else { // No player has 0 places, let's check if they all have 1,2,3... places for ($i=1; $i<=$min; $i++) { $nbPlaces = $players->find("places.count>=$i")->count; if ($nbPlaces == $players->count) { $nbBonus++; } } } return $nbBonus; } So my parameter $players was a PageArray() I had thanks to a 'find' request. But now, it is a regular PHP array and this throws an error because I'm trying to use lines such as $players->sort('places.count')... All in all, I was trying to rework my function to work on regular PHP arrays, but then I have other headaches because I use many PW ways afterwards and I eventually wondered if I could simply turn my $players regular PHP array into a pageArray() again ? And eventually, I wonder what you feel seems to be the best way for me ? Would it be preferable to work on regular PHP arrays all through my functions or should I 'convert' as soon as possible (if possible) so I can use PW way (or what I understand being PW way...) And if you can give me a hint on what I should read more about (at this point) concerning my programming skills, I'd appreciate as well because I see that my skills are getting too low for what I want to do on my project Thanks !
  3. celfred

    Hello, First of all, THANKS a lot for your answer which helps me better understand things. I'll go ahead and dig what you're mentionning with 'multisort'. It seems quite interesting and I have a feeling it fills a big lack in my knowledge In the meantime, I have managed to do some stuff yesterday night which seems to do the job. In case you have a little time to read through it and see things I shouldn't do, I would be glad to have some kind of feedback on that (but as I said, I'll test your code above during the day). Roughly speaking, if I want the 'group' scoreboard, I loop through 'allPlayers' to get a list of groups and teams which I add to PageArrays. Then, I loop through all groups, get involved players and (here the thing !) I clone the group page to add it to a $uniqueGroup pageArray. And this page holds the calculated 'bonus' and 'karma'. Then, I do my thing with the 'reindex' (see code below) to try and get the logged in player's position and return all my variables to be able, then, to display a particular scoreboard (top 10, top 3 + 'surrounded' player...) I know my explanations are hard to follow. Here's the code : function setScoreboard($allPlayers, $player, $field) { if ($field != 'group') { $allPlayers->sort($field); } else { $allPlayers->filter("team.name!=no-team")->sort("team.name"); $allGroups = new PageArray(); $allTeams = new PageArray(); $already = []; $uniqueGroups = new PageArray(); foreach($allPlayers as $p) { $groupId = $p->team->id.$p->group->id; $p->groupId = $groupId; if (!in_array($groupId, $already)) { $allGroups->add($p->group); $allTeams->add($p->team); } array_push($already, $groupId); } foreach($allGroups as $group) { $index = 0; foreach($allTeams as $team) { $players = $allPlayers->find("group=$group, team=$team"); if ($players->count() > 0) { $newGroup = clone $group; $newGroup->team = $team; $newGroup->id = $group->id.$team->id; $newGroup->focus = 0; // Check for group bonus $newGroup->nbBonus = groupBonus($players); $newGroup->yearlyKarma = $newGroup->nbBonus*30; // Add individual karmas foreach($players as $p) { // Karma is divided by number of players in the newGroup to be fair with smaller newGroups $newGroupYearlyKarma = round($p->yearlyKarma/$players->count); (int) $newGroup->yearlyKarma = $newGroup->yearlyKarma + $newGroupYearlyKarma; $newGroup->details .= $p->title.' '; if ($p->name == $player->name) { $newGroup->focus = 1; } } $uniqueGroups->add($newGroup); $index++; } } } $allPlayers = $uniqueGroups->sort('-yearlyKarma'); } $allPlayersReindexed = new PageArray(); $allPlayersReindexed->import($allPlayers); if ($player) { if ($field != 'group') { $playerPos = $allPlayersReindexed->getItemKey($player)+1; } else { $playerGroup = $allPlayersReindexed->get("focus=1"); $playerPos = $allPlayersReindexed->getItemKey($playerGroup)+1; } } else { $playerPos = false; } if ($playerPos) { // Player is in the charts if ($playerPos <= 5) { // Good position, get Top 6 $topPlayers = $allPlayersReindexed->slice(0, 6); $prevPlayers = false; } else { $topPlayers = $allPlayersReindexed->slice(0, 3); // Get top 3 players $prevIndex = $playerPos-3; $prevPlayers = $allPlayersReindexed->slice($prevIndex, 4); } } else { // No ranking (or complete scoreboard) $topPlayers = $allPlayersReindexed->slice(0, 10); // Get Top 10 $prevPlayers = false; } return array($topPlayers, $prevPlayers, $playerPos, $allPlayersReindexed->count); } If you want to have a look of what is the final page, you can see there (on that page, I use Ajax requests to load all scoreboards individually (and the 'group' scoreboard is actually not functionnning well), but I intended to get rid of this server load since my $allPlayers is already loaded in my head.inc, I imagined optimizing my page by simply managing my scoreboards in PHP functions. Anyway, thanks again for your help ! And feel free to give me advice if you see horrors in my code (but again, I'll take the time to analyze the solution in @Robin S's answer)
  4. Hello, I've been struggling for hours with this, and it is driving me crazy. I guess I completely misunderstand basic concepts, but I'm facing a wall here hence this message... Here's what I'm trying to do : I have a list of players in $allPlayers (pages) Each player has (among others) 2 pageArray fields : 'group' and 'team'. I'm trying to loop through all the players to build another pageArray (or WireArray or whatever...) to gather the players in groups/teams accordingly and deal with the different info I have on them and calculate a score. My main problem is that some players are in a different team but their group has the same name (and I need to restrict players to their own team mates). Here's my 'code' so far (which doesn't work) : // Build group list (for players having a team) $allPlayers->filter("team.name!=no-team")->sort("team.name"); $allGroups = new PageArray(); $uniqueGroups = []; $uGroups = new PageArray(); // This was a test, see below... $already = []; foreach($allPlayers as $p) { // Assign a groupId to each player $groupId = $p->team->id.$p->group->id; $p->groupId = $groupId; if (!in_array($groupId, $already)) { // The following lines were a test but didn't work and I DON'T UNDERSTAND WHY ? // $uG = new Page(); // $uG->of(false); // $uG->template = 'player'; // $uG->name = $groupId; // $uGroups->add($uG); // bd($uGroups->count()); // !! Keeps showing 1 ? My purpose was to be able to use $uGroups->karma, $uGroups->nbBonus... afterwards array_push($uniqueGroups, $groupId); } array_push($already, $groupId); } // Then, I loop through $uniqueGroups, get the players and calulate my score foreach($uniqueGroups as $group) { // Limit to groupId players for group scores $players = $allPlayers->find("groupId=$group"); // Check for group bonus and calculate scores [...] // I cut to simplify my post // But my other problem is storing my score : I can't use $group->karma or $group->nbBonus since $group is a ragular PHP array ? } // Then, I wanted to create a new pageArray (hence my $uGroups above) to be able to sort them with the following $uGroups->sort("-karma"); And I'm stuck... More than 5 hours today already on this, and still blocked I've tried playing with WireData, WireArray... but I'm all lost here. You can understand why I'm posting in the 'Getting started' forum ! For further information, this part of code is embedded in a setScoreboard() function and this is the 'group' part of it. If anyone can devote a little time to give me a clue on how to think about this, I'd greatly appreciate ! Thanks ! PS : The more I write about this, the more I think I am able to get the group members and scores (with my awkward coding), but then I am unable of simply storing this information before rendering it. Here I'm referring to my comment in my code where I say that TracyDebugger keeps showing me only 1 $uGroups page. I wish I could dynamically build a 'uniqueGroup' page with Pagefields for Group, Team, pageArray for Members, Integer fields for calculated Karma, nbBonus...... sigh......
  5. celfred

    Yep. I could have thought of it. Good idea ! Thanks a lot
  6. celfred

    Hello, I'm facing an issue with my page fieldtype. Pages appear in the order they were created although I'd like to see them sorted in alphabetical order (by title). The pages are well-sorted in my tree, but in that particular Page fieldtype (on another page), I can't find any place where I would decide on what field I can sort them. Am I missing something here ? Let me know if I'm not clear enough in my explanations. Thanks in advance for a clue
  7. celfred

    As always in this community, a quick, straight to the point and perfect answer. Many thanks to you @kongondo Sorry for missing it in the docs. I promise I searched for it but I was stuck in the $page part of the API and didn't see the restore()... My bad. Just to mention, I typed 'restore' in the search box (top left), but the API linked in your post above didn't appear in the results Anyway, the answer was quite simple (just as I thought, in the PW 'philosophy') and I'm happy with that. Thanks again !
  8. Hello, I have a feeling I'm missing an easy thing here (again...). If I trash a page from API with : mypage->trash() Is there a simple way to restore it if needed ? I can do it in back-end, but I'd like to do it through API with something like mypage->restore() but this doesn't exit So if you can give me a little help on that, I'd appreciate. Thanks in advance !
  9. celfred

    Thanks for your explanatory reply. I understand the JS snippet here, but I am not able to make it work yet. The function seems not to be triggered unless I get rid of the "span[data-name="informations"] before the .pw-edit-copy (but then I imagine this works because my field is unique for my test). I tried all sorts of changes with no luck and I am unable to find a way to actually SEE what's going on when my field is being saved after I front-end edit it (so I can find out the correct parent to spot the exact field that's being edited). Not sure of being clear there. Sorry if I'm not ! EDIT (before sending !) : I kept digging with my 'novice' tools and habits : I went back to my Firefox debugging console and displayed the infos of the parent while working only out of .pw-edit-copy selector and I SAW it : it was div[data-name="informations"], not <span> As easy as it might sound to many of you, I'm glad I've managed this ! Thanks again for this answer which helps me improve.
  10. Hello, I can't find my way out of this. I'm trying to use the front-end editing capabilities of PW. It works quite well so far, except if the user sets an empty value. Indeed, in such a case my field just disappears until I reload my page. Here's my code : $out .= '<edit informations>'; if ($page->informations != '') { $out .= '<p>'.$page->informations.'</p>'; } else { $out .= '<p>No infos.</p>'; } $out .= '</edit>'; The idea is to have a paragraph showing 'No infos' if field is empty so the user can double-click on it. He/She then gets the inline editor which works perfectly well as lon as he/she sets a value. But let's say he/she decides (or by mistake) to set an empty value and save, then my paragraph disappears completely and the user must reload the page if he/she wants to edit the field again. I wish I could add some kind of default value if field is empty. Maybe I'm misunderstanding something ? If you have an advice, I'd appreciate PS : I've tried all A/B/C/D front-end possibilities and read and re-read docs, but still the same issue...
  11. celfred

    Another nice 'lesson' from this community. Thank you very much @Robin S.
  12. celfred

    Hello, Still in my 'teaching game'. Here's my problem : I 'find' all players with a request like $allPlayers = $pages->find("template=player"); [/code Then, I limit to players belonging to the team of the logged in player with [code] $teamPlayers = $allPlayers->find("team=$loggedPlayer->team"); No problem so far. But my scoreboards rely on either : $allPlayers->getItemKey($loggedPlayer); or $teamPlayers->getItemKey($loggedPlayer); to find the logged player's position in the charts. On the 'global' newboard with scoreboards based upon $allPlayers, everything works as expected. BUT on my 'team' newsboard, even though I'm using $teamPlayers, the returned indexes are based upon $allPlayers. Am I clear ? In other words, I have a total of 125 players, and my logged player is 61 out of 125 regarding the number of places he freed. But in his particular team of 25 players, he sould be 15 whereas he's still 61 I'd like to reset my indexes (and start back from 0), but I can't find my way out of this... If someone has a hint to help, I'd appreciate. I have a second part in my worry : I had a way around it by simply making another 'raw' request : $teamPlayers = $pages->find("team=$loggedPlayer->team"); Then my team indexes were right, but I faced another issue : Reordering my wirearray according to the scoreboard I want usually worked fine (simple sort() based upon an integer field, for example, player's coins, player's karma...) and indexes were updated BUT resorting with places.count ('places' field is a pageArray) doesn't update the indexes returned by getItemKey and my logged player is always at the position he was when I first did my initial $pages->find() query So my way around found its limit and that's why I'm posting here, after struggling with this for a couple of hours... Thanks in advance for the help.
  13. celfred

    It is an integer and I've checked the setting and intentionally set it to 'Yes' because my freeActs field had no value in some pages and I wanted those pages to be returned. In short, a player being level 1 with no previous activity should have access to items having level 1 set, enough Gold Coins (GC) and 0 previous 'free' actions... I guess I'm not clearly understanding this yet. I'll go ahead and try to check 'No' and see what's going on, but later during the day. Thanks for your help @Robin S
  14. Hello to all, This time, I'm stuck on an issue with a 'find' request. I have found a turnaround, but I have no idea what's going on, really, and I wish I could understand. My code is the following : $nbEl = $player->places->count(); $items = $pages->find("template=place|item|equipment, GC<=$player->GC, level<=$player->level, freeActs<=$nbEl")->sort("template, name"); If I explain briefly : the $items should contain the possible elements for a player according to his level and GC (gold coins), and freeActs, i.e. the number of already 'bought' places. If the 1st line $nbEl returns a number higher than 0, it 'works', I get some items. BUT if the player has not bought any place yet and then $nbEl = 0, $items is... empty whereas it should contain all elements being accessible with a 0 'freeAct' field (and there are many). I have tried to hard-code 'freeActs<=0', I get no items. 'freeActs<=1', I get some nice results' AND THEN, 'freeActs=0' and it works as expected So here's my 'workaround' : $nbEl = $player->places->count()+1; $items = $pages->find("template=place|item|equipment, GC<=$player->GC, level<=$player->level, freeActs<$nbEl")->sort("template, name"); Note the 'freeActs<$nbEl' instead of 'freeActs<=$nbEl' and the '+1' for $nbEl so not to start at 0... Then, it works as expected !?!? Does someone have an explanation for this ? Thanks in advance if you do. And don't hesitate asking me for more details/explanations if you need.
  15. @kongondo Sorry for being late on that... Thanks for your reply. Somehow, your answer is comforting since things should work the way I was understanding them. Now I'll try and find out what's going on in my code. Good point about my wrong variable name. I wasn't even aware of that... Shame on me...