Apr 07, 2011 — 6 comments
Many PHP applications require the ability to send emails nowadays from simple plain-text emails confirming a registration to advanced HTML newsletters. PHP allows us to send emails using the mail() function but this can quickly get complex when you begin to add HTML, attachments and different character encoding.
Learn how to convert your XHTML to a Drupal Theme! From scratch!
Dates can be hard to work with in PHP, here we learn you the simple way of getting yesterdays date (and other dates relative to today)
Even though it is possible to do Web development and testing on a remote server, it is better to fully develop a new Web site on a local Web server, and then upload everything when it is finished, for many reasons...
How to use Wordpress Custom Fields and SimplePie to add RSS feeds to your website showcase.
Today I'll introduce you to CodeIgniter, a framework that does all three. CodeIgniter is an MVC application framework for PHP that gives you a consistent structure for your application, takes care of common tasks and helps you implement complex functionality with minimal effort.
This tutorial walks you through using the Digg API to fetch one random story from Digg and display it on your site. Good introduction to using the Digg API for content syndication. Uses PHP and XML.
An RSS feed is a great way to serve up your content to users. However, if you're not using a standard CMS or blogging platform you may not have an RSS feed generated for you automatically. This tutorial will show you how to create an RSS feed in a few simple steps. If you can query your database to get information about your articles, you can complete this tutorial and build a custom feed.
When it comes to building web applications in PHP, performance isn't typically a major concern. Features, usability and any business concerns are considered a greater priority, as they can be better demonstrated and visualised. Performance graphs don't make the boss's day. So, why should you as a PHP developer, worry about performance? Quite a few reasons, in fact...
In this tutorial I will show you how to create a captcha image to protect your form submissions.
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