Chapter 23. PHP

 

Conversion for me was not a Damascus Road experience. I slowly moved into an intellectual acceptance of what my intuition had always known.

 
 --Madeleine L’Engle
 

Be careful when reading health books; you may die of a misprint.

 
 --Mark Twain
 

Reckoners without their host must reckon twice.

 
 --John Heywood
 

There was a door to which I found no key; There was the veil through which I might not see.

 
 --Omar Khayyam

OBJECTIVES

In this chapter you will learn:

  • To manipulate data of various types.

  • To use operators, arrays and control statements.

  • To use regular expressions to search for patterns.

  • To construct programs that process form data.

  • To store data on the client using cookies.

  • To create programs that interact with MySQL databases.

Outline

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