Get Live Currency Conversion From Google Finance API

Here is a simple PHP Function to get live currency conversion from Google Finance API

In my example i am gettting the value of 100 US Dollar in Euro

function google_finance_convert($from_Currency, $to_Currency, $amount) {
$amount = urlencode($amount);
$from_Currency = urlencode($from_Currency);
$to_Currency = urlencode($to_Currency);

$url = "http://www.google.com/ig/calculator?q=$amount$from_Currency=?$to_Currency";
$ch = curl_init();
$timeout = 0;
curl_setopt ($ch, CURLOPT_URL, $url);
curl_setopt ($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1);
curl_setopt ($ch, CURLOPT_USERAGENT , "Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Windows NT 6.1)");
curl_setopt ($ch, CURLOPT_CONNECTTIMEOUT, $timeout);
$rawdata = curl_exec($ch);
curl_close($ch);

$data = explode('"', $rawdata);
$data = explode(' ', $data[3]);
$converted = $data[0];

return $converted;
}

// Usage

echo google_finance_convert("USD", "EUR", "100"); // echos how much 100$ is in Euro

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Get Live Currency Rate From Yahoo Finance API

Here is a simple PHP Function to get live currency conversion from Yahoo Finance API

In my example i am gettting the value of 100 Dansih Krone in US Dollar

<?php
function yahoofinance_convert($from, $to) {
$url = 'http://finance.yahoo.com/d/quotes.csv?e=.csv&f=sl1d1t1&s='. $from . $to .'=X';
$handle = @fopen($url, 'r');

if ($handle) {
$result = fgets($handle, 4096);
fclose($handle);
}
$return = explode(',',$result);
$to_value = $return[1] * 100;

return $to_value;
}

echo "Value of 100 DKK is " . yahoofinance_convert("DKK", "USD") . "$";

?>
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