CHAPTER 8Extending the Blog Manager

In Chapter 7 we began implementing the blogging functionality in our web application, which included giving users the ability to add, edit, and delete posts, as well as allowing them to preview posts prior to sending them live.

In this chapter, we will continue to implement these blog management tools, building on what we started in the previous chapter. The features we will implement include the following:

  • Retrieving multiple posts. So far in the blog manager we load only one blog post database record at a time. We will look at how to effectively retrieve large amounts of data from the database in a single operation.
  • Displaying existing blog posts. Using the functions we create to retrieve multiple blog ...

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