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John Morris

PHP usage statistics are bunk

Blah, blah… traffic… something, something. I guess that’s the strategy. When usage statistics don’t show that PHP “is like totally dying and stuff”, then we

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Fake PHP jobs

So, from yesterday… There’s obviously lots of PHP jobs posted out there. But, Leon asked this in response to that video: “How many companies lie

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Plain PHP Is Completely Useless

“I spent more than a year on learning and excelling in core php… But as I entered in job market… It’s useless… Completely useless” My response

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Why Are Developers Still Learning PHP?

Better question: “Why are people still asking why are people still learning PHP?” Sigh. This Quoran gave one of the better answers I’ve seen. Plus how you’ll know if #PHP does ever legit die. You can listen to the discussion here: https://www.johnmorrisshow.com/332/ #webdev

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John Morris

Connecting to MySQL with PDO

With MySQLi, it looks like this: $mysqli = new mysqli($db_host, $db_user, $db_pass, $db_name); But, PDO is a bit different because it can interact 12 different

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Simple input filtering in PHP

Here’s one I don’t see talked about much: $name = filter_input(INPUT_POST, ‘name’, FILTER_SANITIZE_STRING); What this does is grab the “name” element from your POST array

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Is PHP Dead?

Critics have been saying PHP was dead for years now. But, here it is… still tickin’ away… picking up market share and powering the web.

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PHP cURL Tutorial and Example

A simple PHP cURL tutorial and example. Learn how to use curl_init, curl_setopt, and curl_execute. Also learn how to POST data to a remote URL

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