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Start programming in PHP. Learn what PHP is and how it integrates with HTML, and the major features of the PHP language.
Learn how to store persistent PHP session data in a SQL server and create an auto-login system that recognizes returning users.
Learn to make your job easier and your code more accurate by choosing from a selection of general-purpose and PHP-specific code editors and IDEs.
Learn the basics of PHP (including variables, logical expressions, loops, and functions), and discover how to connect to a MySQL database and develop a complete web application.
Learn how to load, extract, and manipulate data from XML documents with the SimpleXML extension for PHP.
Shows how OOP techniques can streamline database queries, help manage sessions, and simplify user logins.
Learn to use the intricate and sometimes underused capabilities of PHP's date and time functions to create, format, calculate, and compare dates and times.
Explore solutions to common PHP programming challenges, and then compare the results with other programming languages in the Code Clinic series.
Learn how to use the iterators and data structures in the Standard PHP Library to traverse, filter, and sort data.
Learn how to reinforce your test-driven development (TDD) process by unit testing code with PHPUnit.
Build PHP applications the modern way with Symfony2, a popular PHP MVC framework.
Learn how to access and manipulate databases using the object-oriented PHP extensions PDO and MySQLi.
Learn how to meet the most important security challenges when developing websites with PHP.
Develop a PHP class that requires only a few lines of code to handle single- and multi-file uploads both flexibly and securely.
Provides a lesson plan for PHP developers that want to pass on their skills to children/students who want to start programming with PHP.
Speed up your development with CakePHP, a popular open-source framework for developing PHP-based web applications.
Speed up your development with CodeIgniter, a fast and powerful PHP web application framework.
Discover the latest features and what's changed in PHP 5.5.
Use PEAR, PECL, and Composer to incorporate modular, reusable code in your PHP applications.
Demonstrates how to leverage PHP's built-in tools, as well as the Xdebug and Firebug extensions and FirePHP library to improve the quality of your code and reduce troubleshooting overhead.
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