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Parse XML Display via PHP
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I'm working on a script using simplexml that works well to pull in an XML file from another site. However the date string that is returned is not to my liking and I need help reformating it.

The date is fetched and displayed as 08 Dec 2011 07:30:00 PM (GMT+0) ... thats the start date / time of an event. instead of displaying that I would like to display a countdown counter to that date / time.

Here is a "snippet" of what I am doing for fetching the xml in - I can supply entire file to company/individual who wins bid if they want to see where I am at.

for($n = 0; $n <= 9; $n++){
$name = $xml->Tournament[$n]->name;
$prize = $xml->Tournament[$n]->prizePool;
$fee = $xml->Tournament[$n]->fee;
$sdate = $xml->Tournament[$n]->StartDate;

I then of course pull those variables into my divs to format the layout - nothing major happens after that point.

XML file is here > brightshare.com/AJScheduledTournaments.php

Example of what I want the start date to l...

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