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Reading cookie values: PHP with MySQL Essential Training (2013)
Reading cookie values: PHP with MySQL Essential Training (2013)

PHP stores the values for all cookies in a super global associative array variable called $_COOKIE. Using PHP code for reading cookie values can be fast and efficient using the keys of the array. This video, as part of the PHP with MySQL series, demonstrates how to view the contents of the $_COOKIE array. You will also learn the importance of checking if a cookie is set before trying to access it, as well as advice on coding practice using the ternary operator for concise and clean code.

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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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