A brochure-style Web site may be sufficient for a business that simply wants a basic Web presence — some static pages to inform the visitor of the company's off-line contact information. But most organizations want a Web site that can interact with the visitor, delivering custom content in dynamically-generated pages, and storing visitor information in a database.
I have been planning to start such a series where I will focus on some promising projects which are developed in PHP. Many of us don't even know that such [...]
PDF is a popular, versatile format for storing content. PDF files can be generated once, and distributed in peace knowing that they will look the same across all platforms. They also serve as a perfect way of allowing your users to download or email a page from your website. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to generate PDF files in pure PHP and distribute your content in a single, consistent format.
First, we had variable naming conventions. Then we got classes and functions / methods, so we got general naming conventions. With PHP 5.3 introducing namespaces, it’s time to say hello [...]
Most of the PHP developers debug php code in their local machine just by trial and error using "print_r","var_dump" and "echo". They dont write unit tests or follow any advanced [...]
Here’s an interesting sales pitch. Using a PHP Framework? Cool. Just make sure you add Zend. The Zend Framework is a fairly standard, (optionally) MVC PHP application framework. It comes [...]
In my post on professional development for PHPers, I discussed the value of attending conferences. Well, php|tek in Chicago is coming up, and you should be there! The php|architect team [...]
Paul Reinheimer, a senior trainer for php|architect, is running another PHP contest. And you should enter. Given an arbitrary (but valid) HTML file, retrieve all the links that would be [...]