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Output buffering

Output buffering: PHP with MySQL Essential Training (2013)
Output buffering: PHP with MySQL Essential Training (2013)

In nearly all cases, headers and redirection must come before any output that gets sent to the HTML. The only exception is when you have output buffering turn on. With output buffering, your PHP with MySQL outputs are not immediately sent to the HTML. Instead, instructions stay within the PHP code until the output is finished. Watch this online video to learn how you can use output buffering to improve your PHP code and user interaction.

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Q: This course was revised on 6/4/2013. What changed?

A: The old version of this course was 6 years old and it was time for a complete revision, using PHP 5.4. (The tutorials will work with any version of PHP and covers any differences you might encounter). The author has also added updated installation instructions for Mac OS X Mountain Lion and Windows 8. The topics and end project are the same, but the code is slightly different. It also addresses frequently asked questions from the previous version.

Q: This course was updated on 5/20/2015. What changed?

A: We added one movie called "Changing the document root in Yosemite," which helps the Mac installation run more smoothly.

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