By jatinder on August 16, 2007
Five things you should do (or not do) when you are starting out with PHP.
By jatinder on March 17, 2007
Easy to follow tutorial on handling file uploads in PHP.
By jatinder on August 6, 2006
A simple tutorial on handling forms in PHP. More often than not, this the first stumbling block for most PHP beginners.
By jatinder on June 22, 2006
Learn how to use PHP sessions to prevent duplicate form submission or re-submission.
By jatinder on June 13, 2006
A tutorial on how to use a include files to organize your PHP project.
By jatinder on May 28, 2006
PHP and MySql are the most common and popular combination you would come across on the Internet. Affordable Linux hosting, open source nature of these two technologies and the freedom from expensive proprietary licenses are the main reasons for the success of this combination.
By jatinder on May 22, 2006
HTTP is a stateless protocol. That is, a HTTP request to a website has no information or record of the preceding requests. This is where sessions come into picture. Sessions is a mechanism to preserve data across subsequent accesses. Using sessions, a website is able to maintain state, that is, remember which requests they received previously. Without sessions, websites would have not have progressed beyond simple static HTML pages.