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How to resize pictures in PHP

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 13/12/2006 image media resize

This tutorial shows you resize an image in php with it's original aspect ratio, or force the picture to fit into a new dimension

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Using Cookies in PHP

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 10/12/2006 cookies cookies and sessions

A cookie is a message given to a Web browser by a Web server. The browser stores the message in a small text file that the server embeds on the user's computer. Each time the same computer requests a page with a browser, the cookie is sent back to the server too. The main purpose of cookies is to identify users and possibly prepare customized Web pages for them. In this tutorial you'll learn about using Cookies in PHP.

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PHP and RSS: Getting it together

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 8/12/2006 advanced tutorials rss syndication xml

RSS Syndication is virtually ubiquitous these days, so it's imperative that a PHP developer at least understand RSS and how it works. This article explains the basics of RSS, some of its many uses, how to use PHP to create an RSS feed from a database, and how to use the XML_RSS module to read an existing RSS feed and translate it into HTML.

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Integrate the Authorize.net Payment Gateway with PHP

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 5/12/2006 authorize.net commerce curl e-commerce gateway openssl payment php5

We will explore every aspect of processing a transaction in detail and write code that will allow us to seamlessly integrate the Authorize.net payment gateway into our application.

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An Introduction to Database Normalization

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 3/12/2006 database databases mysql normalization

This article will take a practical look at database normalization, focusing on the first three of seven generally recognized normal forms. Additional resources that look at the theory of database normalization and the additional normal forms can be found in the Resources section at the end of this article.

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How to Create CAPTCHA Protection using PHP and AJAX

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 3/12/2006 AJAX advanced tutorials ajax captcha captcha

CAPTCHA is a simple test to determine if a user is a computer or a human. It is used to prevent spam abuse on the websites. The goal of this tutorial is to demonstrate how to make your own simple CAPTCHA protection using PHP and AJAX technologies.

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Asynchronous file upload via IFRAME

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 3/12/2006 AJAX advanced tutorials asyncrhonous file upload iframe uploads

Asynchronous file uploads is quote popular feature in modern AJAX web-applications. However standard AJAX classes (XmlHttpRequest) does not have capabilities to process or send files selected with "file dialog" (input type="file"). This article contains example application (trivial file-sharing service, like rapidshare, megaupload or yousendit) which uses embedded frames (IFRAME) to upload file. While file is uploaded to hidden frame, user can still access web-page and fill "file description" field.

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PHP SOAP Extension

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 2/12/2006 advanced networking soap web services xml

This article describes the new SOAP extension for PHP. It is intended for PHP developers who want to write their own Web Services servers, or use SOAP to access existing ones. It assumes some familiarity with Web Services, SOAP, and WSDL (Web Services Description Language).

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Joining .WAVs with PHP

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 1/12/2006 media sound wav

A function which demonstrates how to join multiple .wav files together.

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How to connect to MySQL database using PHP

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 29/11/2006 database databases mysql php

Before you can get content out of your MySQL database, you must know how to establish a connection to MySQL from inside a PHP script. To perform basic queries from within MySQL is very easy. This article will show you how to get up and running.

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PHP 101: PHP For the Absolute Beginner

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 25/11/2006 beginner tutorials

This area is intended for everyone new to PHP. It opens with a series of informal, entertaining tutorials written by Vikram Vaswani, founder and CEO of Melonfire. These tutorials build on a previously-published 5-part series which has now been updated and extended to embrace PHP 5, making parts of it suitable for those of you who already have worked with PHP 4 in the past.

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Using the Digg API

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 22/11/2006 networking

This will not be an in-depth article on how the Digg API works. The goal of this post is simply to get people started with examples of using the API in PHP.

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PHP: Dynamic Image Generation

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 18/11/2006 advanced tutorials

Creating images on the fly can be a very useful skill. In this tutorial we will show you how to get quite interesting and useful effects using image handling functions. We will review two practical tasks: creating security images (captcha) on the fly and building a bar chart using numerical values retrieved from MySQL database.

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Beginners guide to php

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 15/11/2006 beginner tutorials

Want to learn PHP? We have set up a simple to follow quick guide to send you on your way. We cover all the very basics of PHP also find our other tutorials covering an even wider range of PHP coding.

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MySQL(blob-storage) Image Gallery

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 14/11/2006 file handling

Example of photo-gallery script, which uses MySQL table (BLOB field) to store images. Trivial password-protection, uploading and deleting images are supported. For Apache-version of PHP there is advanced browser-caching support (using If-Modified-Since header).

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