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server side scripting using php

Alan Dix

Basic tutorial for server side scripting using PHP

  preliminary work - including showform and mailform exercises

  try it yourself - make your own form and php

  syntax check PHP 4 or PHP 5 files - web based tool if your server does not show you syntax errors

  how to design generated pages - (1) simple substitution

  add it up - learning to use variables in php

  robust add it up - introduces additional php features - using function, if-then-else, include

  RAE data - demonstrates use of a MySQL database to generate web pages. Alan Dix © 2003