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Yii Rapid Application Development Hotshot by James R. Hamilton III, Lauren J. O'Meara

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You Ready to go Gung HO? A Hotshot Challenge

Here are a few suggestions to go gung ho at this point:

  • Customize the look of your site:
    • Change up the CSS.
    • Customize the landing page.
  • Write a greeting for visitors.
  • Write yourself a nice welcome for when you log in.
  • Add validation to your forms.
    • What happens if you input a null value for Publication Date?
    • How is the security? Can you input illegal SQL in your text fields?
  • Create your own user and deactivate the default accounts: demo and admin.
  • Explore the tools that NetBeans provides. Could you have completed all of the steps of the project from within NetBeans? What hot keys do you find save the most time?

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