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Writing PHP

2010-05-25T22:53:02+00:00 November 11th, 2007|PHP|

System functions available within PHP include creating, opening, reading from, writing to and closing files on the server, executing system commands, create directories and modify file permissions in pre-determined directories. PHP can receive and process data from forms, save data to files, send by email and output a response to the browser.

Using MySQL and PHP

2010-05-25T22:52:32+00:00 November 10th, 2007|MySQL, PHP|

This section deals mainly with exploring the possibilities of combining PHP and MySQL. To check if PHP is setup to use MySQL on your server, look for a section on MySQL in the phpinfo file described earlier. The technical details of setting up MySQL on your system are covered comprehensively in various text books. See the "Source Code Books" link below for more information.

Introduction to JavaScript Tutorial

2010-05-25T22:52:44+00:00 November 9th, 2007|JavaScript|

Javascript, despite the name, is not part of the Java programming language developed by Sun. It was originally introduced with Netscape Navigator v2.0 and was designed to create dynamic online pages, such as checking details on html forms before allowing the page to submit the data.

Cascading Style Sheets – CSS

2010-05-25T22:52:53+00:00 November 8th, 2007|CSS|

Style sheets are designed to bring some of the simplicity of word processing styles to HTML. You can define how certain sections of text and code will be displayed, even down to the font and size.

Starting with XML

2010-05-25T22:53:07+00:00 November 7th, 2007|XML|

XML continues the separation of data from presentation, to the point that one XML stylesheet contains all the common HTML code and a separate CSS stylesheet contains the formatting code. The XML file itself only needs to contain the code that is specific to that page.

Parsing XML using PHP

2010-05-25T22:58:16+00:00 August 22nd, 2006|PHP, XML|

By handling mime-types and using browser detection, CodeHelp has already shown how to export XML using a PHP script. PHP can also receive XML as input - using the XML parser...