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Design Patterns in PHP [PDF]

in PHP added by nirajam, on 29/7/2009 advanced tutorials beginner tutorials oo programming php5

In this tutorial you learn some of the Design Patterns and how to implement them in PHP. These are an essential part of OOP and make your code more effective, better performing, and easier to maintain. Sometimes we implement these design patterns in our code without knowing that these solutions are defined by design patterns. Proper usage of the correct pattern can make your code perform better; similarly using them improperly could make your code slower and less efficient.

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Display how many visitors online

in PHP added by ineedtutorials, on 3/1/2008 beginner tutorials database general oo programming php5

Ever wonderd how to display how many visitors you have online. In this tutorial i will show you an easy but effective way to display the amount of online visitor’s.

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PHP and AJAX - Make a Password Strength Bar that Updates in Real-time

in PHP added by scott25, on 2/2/2009 beginner tutorials databases general mysql security

This tutorial will show you how to make a very simple feature which will help your users make more secure passwords, in registration forms. After the user types their password, this script will make a request to a PHP page, which will check the password for lowercase letters, uppercase letters, numbers and symbols. Without reloading the page, a bar displaying the strength of the password will be shown to the user.

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Introduction to SQL Injection

in PHP added by iDemonix, on 8/12/2008 beginner tutorials database injection mysql security sql

In this tutorial we look at the issue of SQL injection, how the attackers use it, the problems that can arise and methods of prevention using PHP.

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Deleting record with Ajax using prototype.js and PHP

in PHP added by woork, on 12/3/2008 AJAX beginner tutorials database mysql

This tutorial explains how to use prototype.js framework an PHP to delete a record from a database with Ajax. This is a simple overview with basic features you can use and improve in your web projects.

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10 Principles of the PHP Masters

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 4/10/2008 beginner tutorials general tips

With PHP's widespread adoption,it's almost too easy to find a script or snippet to do exactly what you need. Unfortunately, there's no filter as to what is a "good practice" and what's, well... not so good when writing a PHP script. We need trustworthy sources, who have proven they have a solid grasp on the best practices of PHP.

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Open Source licensing for PHP scripts

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 3/12/2005 beginner tutorials gnu license open source php

You've managed to write your first "useful" PHP script, and want to make it open source, let the world enjoy your work.

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How to Install PHP 5 on Linux

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 21/12/2007 beginner tutorials installation linux php5

This tutorial explains the installation of Apache web server, bundled with PHP and MySQL server on a Linux machine. The tutorial is primarily for SuSE 9.2, 9.3, 10.0 & 10.1, but most of the steps ought to be valid for all Linux-like operating systems.

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Switching to PHP: What's the Language Difference?

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 2/1/2006 JavaScript asp beginner tutorials language perl vb

This article is intended for readers getting started with PHP, but who are already familiar with another Web based language. Those of you with a Perl, Javascript, or VB/ASP background will find this article the most informative.

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Working With UK Postcodes

in PHP added by porteightyeight, on 31/3/2008 beginner tutorials postcode

This short post provides you with a table for converting postcodes into counties. I created the table from a variety of sources for a recent project where I needed to be able to map user's postcodes to counties.

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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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Getting started with CouchDB: a beginner's guide

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 9/5/2010 beginner tutorials couchdb nosql

Have you ever dreamt about a powerful database that you can access easily, without using the SQL language? That what Apache CouchDB is all about. In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to get started with this document-riented database and how you can use it with PHP.

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Fast PHP Tutorials - Part 1

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 2/3/2007 beginner beginner tutorials curl fast soap tutorial wsdl xml

These series of tutorials will start teaching PHP from scratch and will go to the extreme limit of PHP programming including its working with other tools like XML, cURL, AJAX, SOAP and WSDL etc.

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How to Debug in PHP

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 15/9/2009 beginner tutorials debug

Nobody enjoys the process of debugging their code. If you want to build killer web apps though, it’s vital that you understand the process thoroughly. This article breaks down the fundamentals of debugging in PHP, helps you understand PHP’s error messages and introduces you to some useful tools to help make the process a little less painful.

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Random Password Generation

in PHP added by clearnetwork, on 15/7/2008 beginner tutorials general random security

A common feature found on many websites upon user registration are random passwords. This tutorial will walk you through a script that generates a random password to a given length.

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Shortening multiple URLs with jQuery, PHP and bit.ly

in PHP added by prodevtips, on 7/2/2010 beginner tutorials

Tutorial on how to shorten all urls in a text area by way of bit.ly and some jQuery, Ajax and PHP.

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Creating a Validation Helper Class

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 18/8/2009 beginner tutorials validation

Helper classes seem easy to build -- almost deceptively so. If you're building a helper class to assist with a crucial function, however, such as validation, the approach you need to take may seem a bit less straightforward. This fifth article in an eight-part series on building helper classes walks you through the process, complete with hands-on examples.

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Beginners PHP Part 1

in PHP added by Slipszenko, on 25/11/2007 beginner tutorials general php

A tutorial for total beginners to PHP.

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Uploading Image Files with PHP

in PHP added by bs0d, on 9/12/2007 beginner tutorials database file handling mysql upload files

This article will guide you through step-by-step to learn how to upload and manage files using PHP.

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Sorting 2D-arrays in PHP

in PHP added by prodevtips, on 6/1/2008 array beginner tutorials general

How to use array_multisort to sort tables by column.

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Getting Intimate With PHP's Mail() Function

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 26/6/2006 beginner tutorials email mail

Interested in sending advanced email using PHP's mail() function, or even by piping output directly to sendmail? PHP provides a handy and convenient way to send email. As you probably already know, this is through the mail() function.

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10 Tips That Every PHP Newbie Should Know

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 8/3/2006 beginner tutorials tips tricks

I wish I had known these 10 tips the day I started working with PHP. Instead of learning them through painstaking process, I could have been on my way to becoming a PHP programmer even sooner! This article is presented in two parts and is intended for folks who are new to PHP.

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The adventure of PHP and the magic quotes

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 19/12/2008 beginner tutorials compatibility security

Back in PHP 2, the “magic quotes” setting seemed like a great idea. It would automatically escape all of your input so you didn’t have to worry about those pesky SQL injections. Any dodgy characters entered by the user would be automatically escaped by a backslash.

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PHP password generation

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 23/12/2006 beginner tutorials memorizable password readable

This article provides a function for generating English-like readable passwords. They are easier to remember than regular random-generated passwords.

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Functions and Variable Scope

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 3/12/2005 beginner tutorials functions methods variable scope variables

A function is a declared piece of code that has code as members of it.

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