Protecting your PHP and HTML Source Code
There are many reasons now as a web designer, software programmer or website owner that you may want to start considering the safety of your HTML or PHP source code. Some related reasons are...
Publishing Newsletters Using PHP & MySQL - 4
The time has arrived to launch your publishing career at last. The subscribers have subscribed and your emails have been validated. Now all you have to do is, write the newsletter, copy/pase it in the box and click the submit button.
Publishing Newsletters Using PHP & MySQL - 3
By the end of the previous article we sent a verification email to whomever submits the subscription form. The email should contain the following message...
Publishing Newsletter Using PHP & MySQL - 2
Publishing Newsletters Using PHP & MySQL
Are you tired of using third-party tools to send out routine notifications and emails to your clients? Or, do you want to send your newsletters with individual names of people in the beginning. This series of articles helps you achieve this.
Unix Webserver Crontab Basics
Crontab is a unix program that acts as a task scheduler. It serves one purpose and only one. It runs programs at the times or dates that you tell it to. A lot of people seem to get confused whenever the word crontab is mentioned.
Setting Up Apache, PHP & MySQL On Windows
I'm writing this article assuming you're running Windows XP on your computer. Even if you are not, you can use this article to setup these three on almost all basic Windows flavors.
Adding records to a MySQL database using PHP
There comes time when your website tends to transcend the boundaries of mere brochure type looks. There is a need to interact, to seem dynamic, and to respond according to your visitor's behavior. You also want your visitors to go through a list of offerings that run into hundreds. Creating hundreds of web pages having a uniform layout for hundreds of products can become an overwhelming task.
Test Driven Development
Imagine you are in an interview. You are at the stage where the interviewer has failed to notice the gaps in your CV and is actually forced to ask you some questions. Not having prepared, their expression drains they are forced to think up one on the spot. They can only come up with... "What are the stages in developing software?".
Develop Rock-Solid Code In PHP: Use Variables Effectively, Part 2
The series Develop rock-solid code in PHP is about solving practical, real-life problems in medium- to large-scale applications. In this article, PHP veteran Amol Hatwar discusses how to use variables effectively. He also shows how to make script configuration easy by constructing a configuration file parser using variable variable names in PHP.
Develop Rock-Solid Code In PHP: Lay The Foundation, Part 1
The Develop rock-solid code in PHP series is about solving practical real-life problems in medium- to large-scale applications. With a sharp focus on new features available in PHP 4, the articles shed light on numerous tips and tricks that make life easier. Inside, you will find plenty of examples and techniques to learn, with lots of sample code.
Using HTML Forms With PHP
One of the advantages of PHP has always been
the ability to easily manipulate information submitted by the user through an HTML form. In fact, PHP version 4.1 adds
several new ways to access this information and effectively removes the one most commonly used in previous versions. This
article looks at different ways to use the information submitted on an HTML form, in both older and more recent versions of
Introduction To PHP
Joe Brockmeier presents a brief introduction to the
PHP scripting language with a discussion of PHP's origins, capabilities, and the platforms it's available on. A simple PHP
script example highlights basic syntax and usage.
Choosing The Right Server-Side Scripting Language
This article compares
five prominent scripting tools (Perl, PHP, Python, Tcl, and Java servlets) by applying each to the same six common server-
side tasks. You can look at the syntax side-by-side and evaluate how each language handles specific jobs. If you are new to
server-side scripting, or if you have used only a few of these languages, you can see what they look like.
Is PHP Right For Your Website?
As a small prologue to this column, I
have to say that I, like most people, am a big fan of the old cliche "good price for a good product". To that end, along with
many self-proclaimed computer geeks, I am also a big fan of the Open-Source movement in web development.
Email Forms In PHP, The Easiest Yet...
I recently admitted to myself
that my home business should be moved off of the "free hosting" service I have had it on for about 3 years. Though the
service was great, and it was very feature-rich as compared to any other free service I have seen, it is still subject to
invasive maneuvers by the company itself. That said, I moved to a pay service.