After completing any CRUD application, it is important to go back and clean up your code to remove any bad practices that you might have picked up. Additionally, you should also take this opportunity to streamline your code and tweak its appearance to add those last few final touches. In this training video, you will learn about cleaning up your PHP and MySQL code once you are done.
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Before we move on, I want you to spend a few minutes doing some clean up on the …code that we have. While we were learning, I let a few bad …habits creep in. And I want to get us back to using best …practices whenever possible. We're also going to make a few …improvements to the appearance of our CMS at the same time. …Let's start by opening up manage_content.php. …That's where we began our coding for this. …And in the area here where we have manage subject, I want to make a look at this …part where we're echoing back the menu name. …Now, this menu name is coming from the database, and it's a trusted string, it's …something that an admin created. We're really not worried about hackers …creating that value. However, any time we're going to output …anything to HTML, we need to be concerned, even if it's a trusted value.…
Because, an admin can very innocently use a special character here that would cause …problems for HTML. We talk about that when we talked about …encoding for HTML. And so, we always want to use either HTML …
- What is PHP?
- Installing and configuring PHP and MySQL
- Exploring data types
- Controlling code with logical expressions and loops
- Using PHP's built-in functions
- Writing custom functions
- Building dynamic webpages
- Working with forms and form data
- Using cookies and sessions to store data
- Connecting to MySQL with PHP
- Creating and editing database records
- Building a content management system
- Adding user authentication
Skill Level Beginner
PHP with MySQL Beyond the Basicswith Kevin Skoglund10h 26m Intermediate
1. PHP Overview
2. Mac Installation
3. Windows Installation
4. First Steps
5. Exploring Data Types
6. Control Structures: Logical Expressions
7. Control Structures: Loops
8. User-Defined Functions
10. Building Web Pages with PHP
11. Working with Forms and Form Data
12. Working with Cookies and Sessions
13. MySQL Basics
14. Using PHP to Access MySQL
15. Building a Content Management System (CMS)
16. Using Site Navigation to Choose Content
17. Application CRUD
18. Building the Public Area
19. Regulating Page Access
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