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mod_rewrite: A Beginner's Guide to URL Rewriting

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 31/1/2007 beginner tutorials mod_rewrite url

Most of you will have read and/or heard about mod_rewrite -- yes, it's an Apache module, and it's even installed by default! Go and check your modules directory (note that under *nix operating systems there's a chance that your Apache was compiled with missing mod_rewrite, in which case, consult your sysadmin).

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Generating random passwords

in PHP added by jon1, on 6/2/2007 beginner tutorials generate password random

A good beginners tutorial for generating random passwords that can be sent to forgetful members or used for image verification

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PHP: Looping Statements

in PHP added by Nolte, on 27/2/2007 beginner tutorials loops statements tutorial

PHP performs several types of repetitive operations, called "looping". Loops are set of instructions used to repeat the same block of code till a specified condition returns false or true depending on how you need it. This tutorial shows the basic idea on how to use looping statements in PHP, along with examples, and descriptions of the examples.

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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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Fast PHP Tutorials, Part 2: How to Install PHP on Windows

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 10/3/2007 beginner tutorials fast php tutorials windows linux installation

Today we will learn: 1. How to Install PHP on Windows 2. How to Install PHP on Linux 3. How to Install Apache on Windows to support PHP 4. How to run PHP with IIS

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Write Your Own Smarty Modifier

in PHP added by jelena, on 14/3/2007 beginner tutorials php smarty modifier smarty templaes

This short tutorial explains how to write Smarty modifiers.

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Fast PHP Tutorials, Part 3: Install PHP in Linux

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 17/3/2007 beginner beginner tutorials linux php setup

This Part 3 of the FAST PHP tutorial series. In this chapter, you'll learn how to install PHP in linux.

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How to run a SQL query in phpMyAdmin

in PHP added by Brandon, on 15/4/2007 beginner tutorials mysql php phpmyadmin query

This will provide you basic information on how to use phpMyAdmin

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Header already sent error

in PHP added by RajibKundu, on 28/4/2007 Header already sent error beginner tutorials url redirection

Learn how to avoid "Header already sent" error and some other common use of Header() function.

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MagickWand for Beginners

in PHP added by AKnife, on 11/5/2007 beginner tutorials gd im image image manipulation imagemagick

The "MagickWand" interface to ImageMagick for PHP makes image manipulation as easy as it can get.

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Hit Counter Script

in PHP added by Brandon, on 19/6/2007 beginner tutorials file hit counter

In this tutorial, you'll learn to create a very simple hit counter for your website.

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SQL Server FAQs - PHP ODBC Functions - Connection and Query Execution

in PHP added by karl, on 14/7/2007 ODBC SQL Server beginner tutorials

A collection of 14 FAQs on using PHP ODBC functions to connect to SQL Server databases. Clear explanations and tutorial exercises are provided on testing ODBC DSN settings; creating connection to a SQL Server through a DSN; executing SQL statements; looping through result set; Executing prepared statements.

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Beginning with PHP and AJAX

in PHP added by mig35, on 14/8/2007 AJAX Prototype beginner tutorials

Tutorial demonstrates how to write form submission in PHP and AJAX using prototype js library. A good beginners tutorial on PHP and AJAX.

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How to use Output Buffering in PHP

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 21/8/2007 beginner tutorials cache ob_start output buffering

Output buffering is something that often is forgotten by new people in PHP. You can create really powerful things with functions like ob_start and the other. Compress, replace and modify to mention a few.

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How To: Code Your First Web App (Part 1)

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 22/8/2007 beginner tutorials database framework mysql user

In its most basic form, a web application is typically comprised of multiple files utilizing PHP and MySQL technologies on a LAMP server. PHP provides a powerful means of carrying out your web application's functions by way of server-side scripting while MySQL is used to store information in a database. In this series of posts I will be showing you how easy it is to create a simple web application framework which you can adapt for almost any purpose - all this with only basic PHP and MySQL knowledge.

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How To: Code Your First Web App (Part 2)

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 23/8/2007 beginner tutorials database framework mysql user

In Part 1 of How To: Code Your First Web App, I covered the basics of setting up a MySQL database, connecting to it with PHP and then I introduced a few functions to create and manage users. At the end, I briefly went into setting up the header file which will be used with every file created from here on out. The next step is creating the main files that actually do things.

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How To: Code Your First Web App (Part 3)

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 25/8/2007 beginner tutorials database framework mysql user

By now you are probably waiting for the final part of this web app series so you can actually begin putting something together from what you've learned in Part 1 and Part 2. I won't disappoint you then. I wrote an example web app available for download at the end of this article.

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How to: PHP Sessions

in PHP added by mig35, on 23/9/2007 beginner tutorials session

Learn what sessions are and how to create, retrieve and delete sessions in PHP

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PHP multi-dimensional arrays

in PHP added by mig35, on 29/9/2007 arrays beginner tutorials multi-dimensional arrays

Array is most often used as a list of indexes and values. However, an array can also be used for storing key-value pair and each value could in tern be an another array as well. In such a way you can create two-dimensional or even three-dimensional arrays. In this tutorial, I attempt to explain how and when we use arrays.

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How to create a basic rating system

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 8/10/2007 beginner tutorials database rating review

In this tutorial I will show you how to create a basic and simple to use rating system. To make the script more simple and database independent we will use simple files to store rating information.

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How to: PHP Create Files

in PHP added by mig35, on 19/10/2007 beginner tutorials files

A basic tutorial on how to create and save files in php for beginners.

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Getting to know GD

in PHP added by Sidewinder, on 9/11/2007 beginner tutorials gd general

Have you ever been on aim and received a message from one of your friends with a big long URL followed by something like John%20Is%20Stupid; You know what ever it is, wont be worth your time, but you click on it anyway to find someone goofy looking holding a sign and on it printed in big bold letters "John Is Stupid". Ever wonder how they work?

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Creating a Simple Currency Converter with Automatic Symbols

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 12/11/2007 beginner tutorials currency exchange rate

If you're from the UK then you'll appreciate this preface. If you're not then don't worry because I'll be doing the script from a USD perspective to satisfy the majority! Today we'll be making a currency converter, and as is common on Blue Peter, I'll be throwing bits of code at you like - here's one I made earlier! Basically what we'll be creating is a converter that automatically prepends the currency symbol to the front of the value and then works out the value in the currency that we specify.

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Setup a quick Yahoo Search page within a few minutes!

in PHP added by finalwebsites, on 18/11/2007 Zend beginner tutorials framework php5

Nice tutorial on using the Yahoo search web service with the classes from the Zend framework.

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PHP PayPal ExpressCheckout Tutorial

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 19/11/2007 api beginner tutorials paypal

There are two different ways to use the PayPal API. The first, is the PayPal Direct Payment. PayPal Direct Payment will allow the customer to simply type in their information including their credit card number and process it invisibly through PayPal on your website.

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