want to join us? register, it's easy | help

browse by tag: advanced tutorials

sort by

newest, oldest, most popular


category icon

Create Your Own Custom API

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 20/5/2006 advanced tutorials

This tutorial will teach you how you can develop your very own customized API and web service system using PHP and XML.

comment save report
category icon

Dynamically Creating Compressed Zip Archives With PHP

in PHP added by CalEvans, on 7/6/2007 advanced tutorials compress zip

PHP too has included support for the ZIP format since PHP 4.x but it was only recently when, idly browsing the PHP manual, I realized that PHP 5.2.0 includes a re-engineered version of the ext/zip extension, one based on the zlib library. Bored and not a little intrigued, I decided to try it out. And over the next few pages, I'm going to tell you what I found.

comment save report
category icon

Using Regular Expressions with PHP

in PHP added by Nolte, on 5/4/2007 advanced tutorials match pattern regexp

Regular expressions are a powerful tool for examining and modifying text. They enable you to search for patterns within a string, extracting matches flexibly and precisely. This tutorial gives a brief overview of basic regular expression syntax and then considers the functions that PHP provides for working with regular expressions.

comment save report
category icon

Single Sign-On with OpenID and Google Part 1

in PHP added by jlaing, on 15/4/2010 advanced tutorials openid single sign-on

Add "Login with Google" to your web application. This tutorial goes through the basics of OpenID. And talks specifically about Google's implementation.

comment save report
category icon

Anti-spam techniques in PHP, Part 1

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 6/11/2006 advanced tutorials

This short series of articles provides a few simple techniques for protecting yourself and your web site from spammers.

comment save report
category icon

AJAX 5-star rating

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 25/5/2006 AJAX advanced tutorials rating symfony

Many sites propose a rating system based on a rating from 1 to 5. The AJAX versions (where the page is not reloaded when you vote) are the best. Here is a code snippet explaining how to do it in PHP with symfony.

comment save report
category icon

Caching your pages with PHP

in PHP added by Nikolas, on 16/7/2007 advanced tutorials caching mysql web development

Some ways to reduce the overhead in your server, using caching techniques.

comment save report
category icon

How To Build A Link Scraper Using PHP

in PHP added by jlaing, on 12/8/2007 advanced tutorials curl dom scraping user-agent xpath

A basic tutorial on how to build a PHP script that scrapes links from any web page. The article goes over extracting content from a site using cURL, parsing the content with PHP's Dom functions, finding links using XPath queries, and storing the links in a MySQL database. Legal issues associated with scraping content is discussed at the end of the tutorial.

comment save report
category icon

Introduction to PHPUnit

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 29/11/2007 advanced tutorials unit testing

In the last decade, PHP has developed from a niche language for adding dynamic functionality to small websites to a powerful tool making strong inroads into large-scale, business-critical Web systems. Financial institutions such as banks and insurance companies use PHP, for instance, to develop and maintain solutions for Basel II Credit Rating. Critical business logic like this needs to work correctly. But how do you ensure that it does? You test it, of course.

comment save report
category icon

Search with autosuggest feature (using PHP)

in PHP added by woork, on 5/2/2008 AJAX advanced tutorials mysql

This tutorial explains how to implement a simple ajax search with autosuggest feature using some lines of code. All files are fully customizable and ready to reuse in your projects.

comment save report
category icon

Effective In-Function Caching With PHP5

in PHP added by porteightyeight, on 9/5/2008 advanced tutorials cache php5

In-function caching can often be used to greatly improve the performance of our software. Applying this technique effectively is important to avoid spiraling memory usage and bizarre bugs that can be caused by old cache data lingering around.

comment save report
category icon

AJAX/PHP Shoutbox Tutorial

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 19/5/2007 AJAX advanced tutorials chat shoutbox

This is a tutorial on how to make an Ajax powered shoutbox. As because it is an Ajax powered, there are no iframe involve and the update of the shoutbox content is almost instant.

comment save report
category icon

Writing a CMS/Community with Smarty and the Zend Framework Part 1

in PHP added by prodevtips, on 7/11/2007 advanced tutorials php5 zend framework

The first part in a series on how to write a combination of a CMS and community with the Zend Framework and the Smarty templating system.

comment save report
category icon

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.

comment save report
category icon

Marrying the Zend Framework and HTML Ajax

in PHP added by prodevtips, on 6/11/2007 AJAX advanced tutorials php5 zend framework

This tutorial describes what to do in order to be able to instantiate controllers in the Zend Framework, the goal is to be able to make instances of them in order to handle Ajax requests.

comment save report
category icon

9 PHP Debugging Techniques You Should Be Using

in PHP added by porteightyeight, on 25/4/2008 advanced tutorials debugging general

Save yourself time, effort and headaches by employing the debugging techniques discussed in this article. I cover topics from enabling notices to writing Unit Tests, as well as some ideas you may not have thought of...

comment save report
category icon

Advanced Zend Feed usage

in PHP added by prodevtips, on 9/3/2008 advanced tutorials oo programming php5

Parsing an item in multiple categories can be tricky, this tutorial shows you how.

comment save report
category icon

Acceptance Testing of Web Applications with PHP

in PHP added by CalEvans, on 6/7/2007 PHPUnit Selenium advanced tutorials unit testing

In this article I introduce the topic of Acceptance Testing (aka Functional Testing), something more PHP programmers should be starting to practice. I'm sure many of us are well aware of Unit Testing and even Integration Testing so where does this third wheel come into play for web applications given our growing obsession with Web 2.0 and AJAX and how does it differ from the former two practices? Below I'll explain this. I will also introduce how to implement Acceptance Testing using the killer combination of PHPUnit and Selenium.

comment save report
category icon

Ajax, ZF and Smarty feed reader: part 1

in PHP added by prodevtips, on 13/11/2007 advanced tutorials oo programming php5 zend framework

How to on building a feed reader with the Zend Framework, Smarty and HTML Ajax.

comment save report
category icon

High Performance PHP

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 16/2/2007 advanced tutorials caching optimization performance speed

If you need to improve the performance of your PHP application, then these methods should help you.

comment save report
category icon

News System with Comments

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 13/4/2007 advanced tutorials comments content news

his big tutorial will show you how to create your very own news system which allows users to post comments to each of your individual news posts. This tutorial will also show you how to make an admin section so you can edit, delete and add new posts easily.

comment save report
category icon

Writing a CMS/Community with Smarty and the Zend Framework Part 4

in PHP added by prodevtips, on 13/11/2007 advanced tutorials oo programming php5

In this part we take a look at user registration, login and validation.

comment save report
category icon

Ajax, ZF and Smarty feed reader: part 2

in PHP added by prodevtips, on 15/11/2007 AJAX advanced tutorials oo programming php5

How to on building a feed reader with the Zend Framework, Smarty and HTML Ajax: The registration form window.

comment save report
category icon

Use a mirror for hits from popular websites

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 17/12/2006 advanced tutorials caching traffic

So you wrote a gripping article or made the a out-of-this-world graphic which has been added to a site (or multiple sites) such as digg, slashdot or reddit and now your server is suffering the consequences of that graphic intensive make-over you did on your site last week. you wish they'd stop slamming your server to stop your host bugging you, or, to stop your server from committing suicide.

comment save report
category icon

Facebook like multi Toggle Comment Box with jQuery and PHP.

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 29/7/2009 advanced tutorials comments facebook jquery

Implement Facebook like toggle comment box for every updated wall. I had designed a simple example it contains of very simple jQuery and PHP code

comment save report