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Create an advanced PHP membership system,

in PHP added by thetitan, on 23/4/2011 advanced tutorials beginner tutorials content management general oo programming

Develop an advanced and extendable PHP MySQL membership system for use on your website.

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Why PHP Was a Ghetto

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 20/4/2011 general

I was talking with the Co-founder of a pretty cool start-up in DUMBO the other day about why the non-PHP development world generally has such disdain for PHP and the community surrounding it. He brought up an interesting point that stuck with me, largely because I hadn’t heard it before.

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10 PHP functions you (probably) never use

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 14/1/2010 beginner tutorials functions general

When scripting in PHP, we often restrict ourselves to a limited number of API functions: the common ones, like print(), header(), define(), isset(), htmlspecialchars(), etc. If some needed functionality doesn’t exist, we often write it making use of these basic components which we have in mind. The PHP API actually offers a lot of functionality, some useless and some useful; often seldom used. I have been looking through the available functions and was interested to find some really cool functions that I should have known about. Here, I share my findings.

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How PHP became such a huge success

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 17/9/2009 general news

Linux Format magazine caught up with him to find out more about his position in the PHP camp today and the decisions he made early on that made the project a whopping success.

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Enhancing a URL Handling Helper Class in PHP 5

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 12/8/2009 beginner tutorials general php5 url

Are you a PHP developer wishing to find an approachable guide that walks you through building different kinds of helper classes in PHP 5? Then look no further, because this group of articles may be the material that you really need.

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17 PHP Practices That Should Be Banished Forever

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 6/8/2009 bad practise beginner tutorials general

The following is a list of 17 PHP programming practices that in my opinion should be banished into oblivion. Forever and ever. Amen.

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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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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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50 Extremely Useful PHP Tools

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 21/1/2009 general tools

This post presents 50 useful PHP tools that can significantly improve your programming workflow. Among other things, you’ll find a plethora of libraries and classes that aid in debugging, testing, profiling and code-authoring in PHP.

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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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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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Bot Detection with PHP

in PHP added by charliepage, on 21/7/2008 bot detection bots general

Bots or Crawlers, are basically search engines crawling around the internet. This is how you get your pages on search engines (well, a major way). Bot Detection isn't something super vital, but if your CMS or website already has practically everything, then you need Bot Detection.

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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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PHP: Be Notified When Google Crawls Your Site

in PHP added by adzeds, on 3/6/2008 beginner tutorials crawl general google mysql php5

Have you ever wanted to know when Google crawls your website? Well now you can using a simple PHP script which emails you everytime GoogleBot crawls your site.

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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...

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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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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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Sending emails with php

in PHP added by ineedtutorials, on 29/12/2007 email general phpmailer

In this tutorial, we'll see how the PHP server-side scripting language can be used to send email, and explore how to send complex message types such as HTML email or emails with file attachments.

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Beginners PHP Part 3

in PHP added by Slipszenko, on 27/11/2007 beginner tutorials general

The last in the series of tutorials for absolute beginners to the PHP language

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Beginners PHP Part 2

in PHP added by Slipszenko, on 26/11/2007 beginner tutorials general php

A tutorial for complete beginners to PHP.

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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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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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Simplify e-mail validation routines with PHP

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 29/10/2007 email general regex regular expression verification

A very common task when building Web sites involves validating user-supplied e-mail addresses. In this article we'll show you how to use the powerful regular expression engine built into PHP.

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Surviving 100,000 instant Visitors on a Budget

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 20/8/2007 general server traffic

This tutorial describes what I did to cope with a spike of 100,000 visitors, keeping my server up throughout the entire day.

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Facebook PHP Tutorial

in PHP added by jlaing, on 6/8/2007 facebook general

The basics of using the Facebook PHP Client Library and how to get your application started, including:

1. Installing The Facebook Developer Application
2. Downloading The Facebook PHP Client Library
3. Creating Your Application
4. Hello Facebook! Example
5. FBML - Facebook Markup Language
6. Using the Facebook API

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