8. Creating Web Applications

The book to this point has covered the fundamentals of programming with PHP; now it’s time to begin tying it all together into actual Web applications. In this chapter, you’ll learn a number of functions and techniques for making your Web sites more professional, more feature-rich, and easier to maintain.

First, you’ll learn how to use external files to break Web pages into individual pieces, allowing you to separate the logic from the presentation. ...

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