Plug-In PHP: 100 Power Solutions: Simple Solutions to Practical PHP Problems
Practical solutions to real-world problems: 100 ready-to-run PHP functions for solving most common problems.
Rating after Reading:
✗ 3 years ago
Too simple solutions that do not cover all requirements for the module itself. As an example, simple "calculate characters" covers only latin1, it's not applicable for utf-8 at all.
Practical solutions to real-world problems
This practical guide gives you 100 ready-to-run PHP functions for solving most of the main problems you encounter when building a dynamic website with PHP. Every plug-in in the book offers a complete and working solution for a result you can achieve right away, using ready-made code you simply drop into your own program. And there's little or no learning curve, because each one is self-contained and thoroughly documented.
Packed with tips and suggestions
Plug-in PHP is packed with programming tips and suggestions for further adapting the functions to your own needs, and even breaks down all the variables, arrays and functions used by each into at-a-glance tables, accompanied by a screen grab of every function in action. This makes the book extremely easy to use, even for complete beginners to PHP programming.
Real world solutions
Plug-in PHP has everything you need for:
- Processing text
- Image uploading and manipulation
- Content management
- Forms and user input
- Integrating your website with others
- Creating chat and messaging services
- Using MySQL
- Managing sessions and cookies
- Dealing with APIs; RSS; and XML
- Accessing geo-location
- Spell checking and language translation
- A great deal more...
Written by a PHP expert with many years of experience developing websites in PHP and writing about PHP development, this invaluable resource draws on the author's personal toolkit of solutions built up over the years. This means they are fast, tried-and-tested functions that have been proven to work in the real world, and they will work for you too.