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CRUD with PHP Doctrine

in PHP added by prodevtips, on 2/9/2008 advanced tutorials database oo programming php5

Implementing reusable Create Remove Update and Delete logic with PHP Doctrine.

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File Uploads with PHP Doctrine

in PHP added by prodevtips, on 12/9/2008 advanced tutorials databases oo programming php5

An example of how to integrate uploads into the Doctrine validation process.

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How To Use cURL (in PHP) For Authentication And SSL Communication

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 29/9/2008 advanced tutorials curl ssl

Using cURL (in PHP) to access https url is often not as simple as using the proper url. Using it for authentication is also not very clearly documented. This is a mini tutorial for both accessing https url's as well as for http authentication.

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Using an autoload function to make your life easier

in PHP added by clearnetwork, on 11/10/2008 advanced tutorials general oo programming php5

In PHP 5 you can make your life a lot easier by writing an autoload function. This function will automatically load your classes, so you do not need to repeatedly include classes on every page.

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Extending PHP Doctrine Record

in PHP added by prodevtips, on 15/10/2008 advanced tutorials database oo programming php5

Here we extend PHP Doctrine records fromArray function to allow for check box group relations to be inserted in a straight forward way.

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PHP / Ajax Upload Form

in PHP added by finalwebsites, on 19/10/2008 AJAX advanced tutorials forms jquery upload

In this quick tutorial we will show how-to create such an Ajax upload form using the jQuery Form plug-in and our easy upload class.

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The Truth about Sessions

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 22/10/2008 advanced tutorials security session

Nearly every PHP application uses sessions. This article takes a detailed look at implementing a secure session management mechanism with PHP. Following a fundamental introduction to HTTP, the challenge of maintaining state, and the basic operation of cookies, I will step through simple and effective methods that can be used to increase the security and reliability of your stateful PHP applications.

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Integrated PHP and Flex development with Zend Studio and Flex Builder

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 30/10/2008 adobe flex advanced tutorials zend studio

As rich Internet applications (RIAs) built with Adobe Flex become more widely adopted, there is a growing demand for applications that can combine the user interface (UI), media, and client-side benefits of Flex with the power and versatility of a server-side language like PHP. Tight integration between Flex and a server-side language means that your users will have an intuitive, engaging user experience with all the functionality they need. For developers, tight integration between PHP and the Flex development environments can provide big benefits by ensuring a smoother workflow for coding, debugging, and managing a project. You can make the most of such a unified environment by using Adobe Flex Builder and Zend Studio for Eclipse together.

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PHP Doctrine DQL recipes

in PHP added by prodevtips, on 31/10/2008 advanced tutorials oo programming php5

A list of examples using DQL and PHP Doctrine instead of SQL.

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How to Create a Mashup by Combining 3 Different APIs

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 4/11/2008 advanced tutorials google maps mashup

This tutorial will show you how to create a mashup of three different APIs including integration with Google Maps. This idea came about when I was searching through ProgrammableWeb's API directory for a couple APIs that complimented each other enough that I could use one to provide the other with data. What I came up with will be known as the "Beer Mashup".

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Cross-Domain Ajax with symfony

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 28/11/2008 AJAX advanced tutorials framework symfony

I recently released a new symfony plug-in, called sfWebBrowser. It's a lightweight HTTP client written in PHP, that doesn't require any additional module to work, and it opens a lot of interesting possibilities. As a matter of fact, it doesn't even require symfony to work - you can use it on any application, with any framework. Refer to its wiki page for installation instructions.

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Five common PHP design patterns

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 16/12/2008 advanced tutorials oo programming patterns php5

Design patterns are just for Java™ architects -- at least that's what you may have been led to believe. In fact, design patterns are useful for everyone. If these tools aren't exclusive to architecture astronauts, what are they, and why are they useful in PHP applications? This article explains.

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5 Helpful Tips for Creating Secure PHP Applications

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 3/1/2009 advanced tutorials security

PHP is one of the most popular programming languages for the web. Sometimes a feature-friendly language can help the programmer too much, and security holes can creep in, creating roadblocks in the development path. In this tutorial, we will take a look at 5 tips to help you avoid some common PHP security pitfalls and development glitches.

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Higher Order PHP

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 7/2/2009 advanced tutorials functional

There's no doubt in my mind that Higher order programming is value added to a programmers toolbox, and with the pending release of PHP 5.3, it's about to become much more mainstream.

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Input Validation: Using filter_var() Over Regular Expressions

in PHP added by Mojah, on 8/2/2009 advanced tutorials filter_var php5 regex

The biggest time-sink on any project, is the amount of input validation that needs to be done. You _have_ to assume your visitor is a maniac serial killer, out to destroy your application. And you have to prevent it.

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Basic CRUD scaffolding with PHP Doctrine + Smarty

in PHP added by prodevtips, on 15/2/2009 advanced tutorials oo programming php5

Example of how a simple system for creating a CRUD interface from the information in the model classes.

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Getting Started with phpUnderControl

in PHP added by CalEvans, on 8/3/2009 advanced tutorials continious integration phpUnderControl testing

In any decent sized project, the more times you commit code, the bigger the chance is that you will break something. Call it the law of unintended consequences or the butterfly effect, but the fact is that in complex systems, we cannot anticipate all the effects of a change. To deal with this we can either adopt the "release and pray" method of software control, or we can setup systems to help us find the consequences of our actions, so we that can correct them before they become a problem. We usually call these systems Continuous Integration systems.

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Use Windows Login (Active Directory) For your PHP applications

in PHP added by Alpho011, on 10/4/2009 advanced tutorials database ldap php5

Use the username and password schemes that are already in place for logging in to your applications or websites. Great for intranet site work.

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Bloom Filters Quickie

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 12/4/2009 advanced tutorials bloom filter

It’s been a couple of month since the release of pecl/memcached and I was getting the urge to write something else. At the same time, I was reading up on Bloom filters, but couldn’t find a PHP extension that implemented them. Thus, pecl/bloomy was born. Now, you may be wondering, what the heck is a Bloom filter why in the blooming sky would I want to use it? Well, read on.

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404/403 Website Error Pages With PHP Auto-Mailer

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 20/4/2009 404 advanced tutorials error handling mail

Website error pages are perhaps one of the most overlooked pieces of a fully rounded website. Not only are they important but they give you the opportunity to have a little fun. Although many web developers rely on server logs to keep an eye out for hits on error pages, I'm going to take a different approach by using a PHP generated email. In addition, we will spice up the design a bit, add basic navigation and link to the website sitemap.

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Pimp Your PHP App with Flex!

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 3/5/2009 advanced tutorials flash flex

If you're looking to add some pizzazz to your PHP application, look no further—Adobe’s Flex is here to give your interface some polish. In this article Lennart Steinke shows us how to make a Flex widget with a PHP back end.

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Build a Facebook application with Zend Framework

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 10/5/2009 advanced tutorials api facebook

A quick tutorial on how to use Zend Framework to build a Facebook Application.

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Image watermark with PHP

in PHP added by webmonitore, on 22/5/2009 advanced tutorials beginner tutorials content management general php5 security

To prevent quality images being stolen, we can use PHP to watermark web-images in popular formats like GIF/PNG/JPEG. We print a transparent gif-image on a jpeg-photo in this tutorial.

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Integrate PHPBB3 with your website

in PHP added by exoph, on 27/5/2009 advanced tutorials beginner tutorials content management forum phpbb3

This tutorial will show you how to take a simple installation of PHPBB3 and add it to your website to restrict page access based on registration status.

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MySql Prepared Statement in PHP

in PHP added by cyberhitesh, on 10/7/2009 advanced tutorials oo programming php5

I was wondering whether PHP also give a feature of Prepared Statement as you have in Java JDBC Connection. Prepared Statements are always better than normal statements as it prevent SQL Injection etc.

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