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CouchDB and PHP Web Development Beginner's Guide by Tim Juravich

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Diving in head first

In this section, we'll create some quick and dirty code to communicate with CouchDB, and then talk about some of the issues with this approach.

Adding logic to our signup script

In the previous chapter, we created a form in views/signup.php, with the following functionality:

  • We asked the user to enter a value for name in a textbox
  • We took the value entered in the form and posted it to the signup route
  • We used Bones to grab the value passed by the form and set it to a variable called message so that we could display it on the home page
  • We rendered the home page and displayed the message variable

This was a big undertaking on our part, but we weren't able to save anything for later reading or writing.

Let's take this form a few steps ...

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