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Anti-spam techniques in PHP, Part 2

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 7/11/2006 advanced tutorials

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

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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.

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.htaccess Cheatsheet

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 28/10/2006 advanced tutorials

Here is a simple cheat sheet for the .htaccess file.

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.htaccess Tutorial

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 26/10/2006 advanced tutorials

In this tutorial you will find out about the .htaccess file and the power it has to improve your website.

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PHP Web Services Without SOAP

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 28/9/2006 advanced tutorials delete get post put rest soap web services

REST, unlike SOAP, doesn't require you to install a separate tool kit to send and receive data. Instead, the idea is that everything you need to use Web services is already available if you know where to look. HTTP lets you communicate your intentions through GET, POST, PUT, and DELETE requests.

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The Magic __set_state Method in PHP5

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 10/9/2006 __set_state advanced tutorials magic methods methods php5 set_state

It is fairly self-evident how to use most of the magic methods of PHP 5. However, it is not quite so apparent how to use the __set_state method introduced in PHP 5.1. In this article, Peter lavin delves into this elusive magic method to show you how to use this gem in some really 'classy' object oriented PHP.

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Cake Tutorial: Building A Simple Blog - Part 2

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 8/9/2006 advanced tutorials bake blog cake example framework

This tutorial shows you how to use more advanced Cake methods to improve on the Baking a Blog with Cake example.

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PHP Localization with TMX standard

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 24/8/2006 TMX advanced tutorials language localisation translation

One of the main concerns of internationalization consists of separating the main source code from the texts, the labels, the messages and all the other objects related to the specific language in use. This facilitates the translation process as such as all the resources related to the local language context are well identified and separated.

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Improving Performance by Profiling PHP Applications

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 8/8/2006 advanced tutorials memory optimisations performance profiling

There are lots of subtle things in PHP that can save a lot of memory and give a small extra boost in performance. This article serves as an introduction to profiling PHP applications, and to making changes to a script and comparing the values of the optimizations.

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AJAX Hello World Tutorial

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 5/8/2006 advanced tutorials

This tutorial is the "hello, world" of AJAX programming. It is the most basic introduction to AJAX programming possible. Simply displays "hello, world" on the page using the XmlHttpRequest object. A great introduction to AJAX programming.

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JSON AJAX Web Chat Tutorial

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 31/7/2006 advanced tutorials

This tutorial teaches you how to create an JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) AJAX Driven Web Chat application using PHP and MySQL on the backend.

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AJAX pagination made simple

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 22/7/2006 advanced tutorials

Paginated lists in web pages imply specific controls to navigate across pages (link to previous and next page, link to a specific page, etc.). And lists are paginated because they are often too big to load. But when AJAX comes in, this last constraint disappears, and the specific controls can easily be replaced by a more intuitive tool: The browser's scroll bar.

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No more spam; Akismet and PHP to the rescue!

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 10/7/2006 advanced tutorials akismet email spam

In this article you'll learn how to use the Akismet anti-spam service to prevent any spam from being added to your PHP website. Live examples and demo's are included.

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Caching techniques with php

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 15/6/2006 advanced tutorials

A sample class tutorial for PHP caching. PHP caching is an advanced technique that reduces server overhead and it is very usefull to high traffic web sites.

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Testing PHP Code with PHPUnit

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 9/6/2006 advanced tutorials

Even good programmers make mistakes. The difference between a good programmer and a bad programmer is that the good programmer uses tests to detect his mistakes as soon as possible. Testing with PHPUnit is an activity not totally different from what you should already be doing. It is just a different way of doing it.

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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.

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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.

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Basic PHP Page Crawler

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

This tutorial covers creating a basic page spider using PHP. It illustrates the power of regular expressions, file reading and a little object orientation.

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AJAX sortable lists

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 20/4/2006 advanced tutorials

You want to allow users to reorder a list of items? You can do it the classic way, or the AJAX way. This tutorial shows both ways.

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Creating a chat script with PHP and Ajax, Part 2

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 6/4/2006 AJAX JavaScript advanced tutorials chat

n this second part of the 'Creating a chat script with PHP and Ajax', we start from scratch and create a PHP-based chatroom, using Ajax, the Prototype JS library and JSON. Live demo and project files included.

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Creating a chat script with PHP and Ajax, Part 1

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 5/4/2006 AJAX JavaScript advanced tutorials chat

In this multi-part tutorial series I will show you how to create your own chat script with PHP and Ajax.

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Roll Your Own Search Engine with Zend_Search_Lucene

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 29/3/2006 advanced tutorials google search engine

On several occasions developing database-driven web applications, I've been approached by clients who want Google-style search implemented at the last minute of the development cycle. Zend_Search_Lucene overcomes the usual limitations of relational databases with features such as fast indexing, ranked result sets, a powerful but simple query syntax, and the ability to index multiple fields.

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Three-Tier Development with PHP 5

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 21/3/2006 advanced tutorials mysql php5 smarty tier

This article will demonstrate the power of three-tier development in PHP 5, using PEAR::DB_DataObject for the business logic and Smarty for display logic. I assume that you have some familiarity with HTML, Smarty, PEAR::DB_DataObject, MySQL, and PHP 5

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Running IXSSO Queries From PHP

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 22/2/2006 advanced tutorials

Many people don't know that it is possible to query the Microsoft Indexing Server from PHP. Here is a nice tutorial on how to add search functionality to your PHP sites using the Microsoft Indexing Server

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AJAX Suggest Tutorial

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 21/2/2006 AJAX JavaScript advanced tutorials google suggest php suggest

This tutorial will walk you through creating a search suggest similar in fashion to that of Google Suggest using AJAX technologies.

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