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The course environment

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In this course, we'll be setting up a testing environment. A complete development environment for the PHP server-side language. On the max side, we'll be working in MAMP. This is a complete testing environment for the Mac side. So I'll be walking you through the installation. On the Mac side of things using MAMP. On the PC side, we'll be installing XAMPP, and walking through that process. XAMPP is a complete testing environment for a variety of operating systems. In this example, we're working with it specifically for the Windows environment. On the Mac side, we're going to be using a product called MAMP. And both of these products allow you to work within a testing server environment. It sets up everything including Apache which is the web server, MySQL which is the database.

The course environment

In this course, we'll be setting up a testing environment. A complete development environment for the PHP server-side language. On the max side, we'll be working in MAMP. This is a complete testing environment for the Mac side. So I'll be walking you through the installation. On the Mac side of things using MAMP. On the PC side, we'll be installing XAMPP, and walking through that process. XAMPP is a complete testing environment for a variety of operating systems. In this example, we're working with it specifically for the Windows environment. On the Mac side, we're going to be using a product called MAMP. And both of these products allow you to work within a testing server environment. It sets up everything including Apache which is the web server, MySQL which is the database.

PHP, which is our server-side language, and there are quite a few other things that get installed at the same time as XAMPP, or MAMP. The idea is this is a complete testing and development environment. So we could fully test our pages before we actually move them out onto a web server. So that is the environment we will be working in, and I'll be walking you through the installations of both of these testing environments, as well as, getting all of your files working within Dreamweaver as well.

So let's get on with the course.

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Dynamic Dreamweaver Websites: Creating Login Areas

43 video lessons · 1604 viewers

Candyce Mairs
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  1. 1m 32s
    1. Welcome
      1m 32s
  2. 2m 57s
    1. Course overview
      1m 16s
    2. The course environment
      1m 41s
  3. 26m 58s
    1. Static vs. dynamic requests
      4m 8s
    2. Installing XAMPP on a Windows system
      8m 54s
    3. Installing MAMP on a Mac system
      4m 29s
    4. Using admin consoles
      3m 54s
    5. Installing the course files
      5m 33s
  4. 18m 36s
    1. Overview of the Dreamweaver interface
      6m 22s
    2. Setting up the course site
      6m 20s
    3. Previewing pages
      5m 54s
  5. 33m 38s
    1. Creating PHP pages
      5m 45s
    2. Adding PHP code
      5m 44s
    3. Displaying variables
      4m 45s
    4. Commenting your code
      5m 30s
    5. Working with includes
      5m 58s
    6. Building the course templates
      5m 56s
  6. 35m 13s
    1. What is a database?
      5m 2s
    2. Adding database tables
      7m 34s
    3. Connecting to the database
      8m 28s
    4. Getting data from a database: Part one
      8m 25s
    5. Getting data from a database: Part two
      5m 44s
  7. 1h 16m
    1. Planning the login process
      7m 25s
    2. Creating a login form
      7m 45s
    3. Adding form validation: Part one
      9m 22s
    4. Adding form validation: Part two
      1m 37s
    5. Exploring the registration page
      7m 17s
    6. Correcting table fields
      6m 1s
    7. Setting up the login landing page
      4m 1s
    8. Using server behaviors
      3m 36s
    9. Inserting new members
      8m 48s
    10. User authentication
      10m 3s
    11. Restricting access to pages
      5m 17s
    12. Testing the login
      4m 53s
  8. 1h 6m
    1. Admin area overview
      5m 9s
    2. Adding new users
      5m 19s
    3. Restricting access
      12m 25s
    4. Planning the admin update area
      5m 19s
    5. Building the members table listing
      6m 55s
    6. Building the querystring
      9m 14s
    7. Populating the update form
      6m 33s
    8. Updating the database data
      11m 28s
    9. Testing the admin update process
      3m 47s

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