get live currency value using php

Get Live currency value using Yahoo API


Here is a simple PHP code, using which you can get the live currency Value from yahoo finance ( )

In this example i am getting the value of US Dollar in Indian Rupees.

$from   = 'USD'; /*change it to your required currencies */
$to     = 'INR';
$url = ''. $from . $to .'=X';
$handle = @fopen($url, 'r');

if ($handle) {
    $result = fgets($handle, 4096);
$allData = explode(',',$result); /* Get all the contents to an array */
$dollarValue = $allData[1];

echo 'Value of $1 in Indian Rupees is Rs. '.$dollarValue;

Recently this code also got published here also