In many applications you will need to retrieve user entered data from a form of some sort, here are a few methods of doing so with PHP.
It’s important to understand PHP’s numerous built in functions for manipulating strings if you ever want to be efficient with the language. Here are two really important ones.
PHP allows three different methods of formatting comments. All of these sytax examples will seem familiar to programmers of other languages.
Learn how to set up PEAR in a Windows 7 environment using WAMP. We go around a Windows 7 64x WAMP issue and make it work!
Learn how to put a little kick in your static website and display the date via PHP – it’s very simple and easy to customize.
Frequently, coders find they need to split a string into its separate words. If these words are separated by spaces, then the command options are simple.
Recently while working on a project, I found I needed to convert camelcase strings to space-separated strings. This same technique will work if you want to convert camelcase to underscore separation as well.
Recently while trying to install some Pear packages, I received an odd “Error: Unable to Unpack” message. A search for this error message found a lot of complaining people and not a lot of answers. I finally figured out the cause and the fix for this common Pear problem.