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PHP Cookbook
By David Sklar, Adam Trachtenberg
Publisher : O'Reilly
Pub Date : November 2002
ISBN : 1-56592-681-1
Pages : 632

      Who This Book Is For
      What Is in This Book
      Other Resources
      Conventions Used in This Book
      Comments and Questions
    Chapter 1.  Strings
      Section 1.1.  Introduction
      Recipe 1.2.  Accessing Substrings
      Recipe 1.3.  Replacing Substrings
      Recipe 1.4.  Processing a String One Character at a Time
      Recipe 1.5.  Reversing a String by Word or Character
      Recipe 1.6.  Expanding and Compressing Tabs
      Recipe 1.7.  Controlling Case
      Recipe 1.8.  Interpolating Functions and Expressions Within Strings
      Recipe 1.9.  Trimming Blanks from a String
      Recipe 1.10.  Parsing Comma-Separated Data
      Recipe 1.11.  Parsing Fixed-Width Delimited Data
      Recipe 1.12.  Taking Strings Apart
      Recipe 1.13.  Wrapping Text at a Certain Line Length
      Recipe 1.14.  Storing Binary Data in Strings
    Chapter 2.  Numbers
      Section 2.1.  Introduction
      Recipe 2.2.  Checking Whether a String Contains a Valid Number
      Recipe 2.3.  Comparing Floating-Point Numbers
      Recipe 2.4.  Rounding Floating-Point Numbers
      Recipe 2.5.  Operating on a Series of Integers
      Recipe 2.6.  Generating Random Numbers Within a Range
      Recipe 2.7.  Generating Biased Random Numbers
      Recipe 2.8.  Taking Logarithms
      Recipe 2.9.  Calculating Exponents
      Recipe 2.10.  Formatting Numbers
      Recipe 2.11.  Printing Correct Plurals
      Recipe 2.12.  Calculating Trigonometric Functions
      Recipe 2.13.  Doing Trigonometry in Degrees, not Radians
      Recipe 2.14.  Handling Very Large or Very Small Numbers
      Recipe 2.15.  Converting Between Bases
      Recipe 2.16.  Calculating Using Numbers in Bases Other Than Decimal
    Chapter 3.  Dates and Times
      Section 3.1.  Introduction
      Recipe 3.2.  Finding the Current Date and Time
      Recipe 3.3.  Converting Time and Date Parts to an Epoch Timestamp
      Recipe 3.4.  Converting an Epoch Timestamp to Time and Date Parts
      Recipe 3.5.  Printing a Date or Time in a Specified Format
      Recipe 3.6.  Finding the Difference of Two Dates
      Recipe 3.7.  Finding the Difference of Two Dates with Julian Days
      Recipe 3.8.  Finding the Day in a Week, Month, Year, or the Week Number in a Year
      Recipe 3.9.  Validating a Date
      Recipe 3.10.  Parsing Dates and Times from Strings
      Recipe 3.11.  Adding to or Subtracting from a Date
      Recipe 3.12.  Calculating Time with Time Zones
      Recipe 3.13.  Accounting for Daylight Saving Time
      Recipe 3.14.  Generating a High-Precision Time
      Recipe 3.15.  Generating Time Ranges
      Recipe 3.16.  Using Non-Gregorian Calendars
      Recipe 3.17.  Program: Calendar
    Chapter 4.  Arrays
      Section 4.1.  Introduction
      Recipe 4.2.  Specifying an Array Not Beginning at Element 0
      Recipe 4.3.  Storing Multiple Elements per Key in an Array
      Recipe 4.4.  Initializing an Array to a Range of Integers
      Recipe 4.5.  Iterating Through an Array
      Recipe 4.6.  Deleting Elements from an Array
      Recipe 4.7.  Changing Array Size
      Recipe 4.8.  Appending One Array to Another
      Recipe 4.9.  Turning an Array into a String
      Recipe 4.10.  Printing an Array with Commas
      Recipe 4.11.  Checking if a Key Is in an Array
      Recipe 4.12.  Checking if an Element Is in an Array
      Recipe 4.13.  Finding the Position of an Element in an Array
      Recipe 4.14.  Finding Elements That Pass a Certain Test
      Recipe 4.15.  Finding the Largest or Smallest Valued Element in an Array
      Recipe 4.16.  Reversing an Array
      Recipe 4.17.  Sorting an Array
      Recipe 4.18.  Sorting an Array by a Computable Field
      Recipe 4.19.  Sorting Multiple Arrays
      Recipe 4.20.  Sorting an Array Using a Method Instead of a Function
      Recipe 4.21.  Randomizing an Array
      Recipe 4.22.  Shuffling a Deck of Cards
      Recipe 4.23.  Removing Duplicate Elements from an Array
      Recipe 4.24.  Finding the Union, Intersection, or Difference of Two Arrays
      Recipe 4.25.  Finding All Element Combinations of an Array
      Recipe 4.26.  Finding All Permutations of an Array
      Recipe 4.27.  Program: Printing an Array in a Horizontally Columned HTML Table
    Chapter 5.  Variables
      Section 5.1.  Introduction
      Recipe 5.2.  Avoiding == Versus = Confusion
      Recipe 5.3.  Establishing a Default Value
      Recipe 5.4.  Exchanging Values Without Using Temporary Variables
      Recipe 5.5.  Creating a Dynamic Variable Name
      Recipe 5.6.  Using Static Variables
      Recipe 5.7.  Sharing Variables Between Processes
      Recipe 5.8.  Encapsulating Complex Data Types as a String
      Recipe 5.9.  Dumping Variable Contents as Strings
    Chapter 6.  Functions
      Section 6.1.  Introduction
      Recipe 6.2.  Accessing Function Parameters
      Recipe 6.3.  Setting Default Values for Function Parameters
      Recipe 6.4.  Passing Values by Reference
      Recipe 6.5.  Using Named Parameters
      Recipe 6.6.  Creating Functions That Take a Variable Number of Arguments
      Recipe 6.7.  Returning Values by Reference
      Recipe 6.8.  Returning More Than One Value
      Recipe 6.9.  Skipping Selected Return Values
      Recipe 6.10.  Returning Failure
      Recipe 6.11.  Calling Variable Functions
      Recipe 6.12.  Accessing a Global Variable Inside a Function
      Recipe 6.13.  Creating Dynamic Functions
    Chapter 7.  Classes and Objects
      Section 7.1.  Introduction
      Recipe 7.2.  Instantiating Objects
      Recipe 7.3.  Defining Object Constructors
      Recipe 7.4.  Destroying an Object
      Recipe 7.5.  Cloning Objects
      Recipe 7.6.  Assigning Object References
      Recipe 7.7.  Calling Methods on an Object Returned by Another Method
      Recipe 7.8.  Accessing Overridden Methods
      Recipe 7.9.  Using Property Overloading
      Recipe 7.10.  Using Method Polymorphism
      Recipe 7.11.  Finding the Methods and Properties of an Object
      Recipe 7.12.  Adding Properties to a Base Object
      Recipe 7.13.  Creating a Class Dynamically
      Recipe 7.14.  Instantiating an Object Dynamically
    Chapter 8.  Web Basics
      Section 8.1.  Introduction
      Recipe 8.2.  Setting Cookies
      Recipe 8.3.  Reading Cookie Values
      Recipe 8.4.  Deleting Cookies
      Recipe 8.5.  Redirecting to a Different Location
      Recipe 8.6.  Using Session Tracking
      Recipe 8.7.  Storing Sessions in a Database
      Recipe 8.8.  Detecting Different Browsers
      Recipe 8.9.  Building a GET Query String
      Recipe 8.10.  Using HTTP Basic Authentication
      Recipe 8.11.  Using Cookie Authentication
      Recipe 8.12.  Flushing Output to the Browser
      Recipe 8.13.  Buffering Output to the Browser
      Recipe 8.14.  Compressing Web Output with gzip
      Recipe 8.15.  Hiding Error Messages from Users
      Recipe 8.16.  Tuning Error Handling
      Recipe 8.17.  Using a Custom Error Handler
      Recipe 8.18.  Logging Errors
      Recipe 8.19.  Eliminating "headers already sent" Errors
      Recipe 8.20.  Logging Debugging Information
      Recipe 8.21.  Reading Environment Variables
      Recipe 8.22.  Setting Environment Variables
      Recipe 8.23.  Reading Configuration Variables
      Recipe 8.24.  Setting Configuration Variables
      Recipe 8.25.  Communicating Within Apache
      Recipe 8.26.  Profiling Code
      Recipe 8.27.  Program: Website Account (De)activator
      Recipe 8.28.  Program: Abusive User Checker
    Chapter 9.  Forms
      Section 9.1.  Introduction
      Recipe 9.2.  Processing Form Input
      Recipe 9.3.  Validating Form Input
      Recipe 9.4.  Working with Multipage Forms
      Recipe 9.5.  Redisplaying Forms with Preserved Information and Error Messages
      Recipe 9.6.  Guarding Against Multiple Submission of the Same Form
      Recipe 9.7.  Processing Uploaded Files
      Recipe 9.8.  Securing PHP's Form Processing
      Recipe 9.9.  Escaping Control Characters from User Data
      Recipe 9.10.  Handling Remote Variables with Periods in Their Names
      Recipe 9.11.  Using Form Elements with Multiple Options
      Recipe 9.12.  Creating Dropdown Menus Based on the Current Date
    Chapter 10.  Database Access
      Section 10.1.  Introduction
      Recipe 10.2.  Using Text-File Databases
      Recipe 10.3.  Using DBM Databases
      Recipe 10.4.  Connecting to a SQL Database
      Recipe 10.5.  Querying a SQL Database
      Recipe 10.6.  Retrieving Rows Without a Loop
      Recipe 10.7.  Modifying Data in a SQL Database
      Recipe 10.8.  Repeating Queries Efficiently
      Recipe 10.9.  Finding the Number of Rows Returned by a Query
      Recipe 10.10.  Escaping Quotes
      Recipe 10.11.  Logging Debugging Information and Errors
      Recipe 10.12.  Assigning Unique ID Values Automatically
      Recipe 10.13.  Building Queries Programmatically
      Recipe 10.14.  Making Paginated Links for a Series of Records
      Recipe 10.15.  Caching Queries and Results
      Recipe 10.16.  Program: Storing a Threaded Message Board
    Chapter 11.  Web Automation
      Section 11.1.  Introduction
      Recipe 11.2.  Fetching a URL with the GET Method
      Recipe 11.3.  Fetching a URL with the POST Method
      Recipe 11.4.  Fetching a URL with Cookies
      Recipe 11.5.  Fetching a URL with Headers
      Recipe 11.6.  Fetching an HTTPS URL
      Recipe 11.7.  Debugging the Raw HTTP Exchange
      Recipe 11.8.  Marking Up a Web Page
      Recipe 11.9.  Extracting Links from an HTML File
      Recipe 11.10.  Converting ASCII to HTML
      Recipe 11.11.  Converting HTML to ASCII
      Recipe 11.12.  Removing HTML and PHP Tags
      Recipe 11.13.  Using Smarty Templates
      Recipe 11.14.  Parsing a Web Server Log File
      Recipe 11.15.  Program: Finding Stale Links
      Recipe 11.16.  Program: Finding Fresh Links
    Chapter 12.  XML
      Section 12.1.  Introduction
      Recipe 12.2.  Generating XML Manually
      Recipe 12.3.  Generating XML with the DOM
      Recipe 12.4.  Parsing XML with the DOM
      Recipe 12.5.  Parsing XML with SAX
      Recipe 12.6.  Transforming XML with XSLT
      Recipe 12.7.  Sending XML-RPC Requests
      Recipe 12.8.  Receiving XML-RPC Requests
      Recipe 12.9.  Sending SOAP Requests
      Recipe 12.10.  Receiving SOAP Requests
      Recipe 12.11.  Exchanging Data with WDDX
      Recipe 12.12.  Reading RSS Feeds
    Chapter 13.  Regular Expressions
      Section 13.1.  Introduction
      Recipe 13.2.  Switching From ereg to preg
      Recipe 13.3.  Matching Words
      Recipe 13.4.  Finding the nth Occurrence of a Match
      Recipe 13.5.  Choosing Greedy or Nongreedy Matches
      Recipe 13.6.  Matching a Valid Email Address
      Recipe 13.7.  Finding All Lines in a File That Match a Pattern
      Recipe 13.8.  Capturing Text Inside HTML Tags
      Recipe 13.9.  Escaping Special Characters in a Regular Expression
      Recipe 13.10.  Reading Records with a Pattern Separator
    Chapter 14.  Encryption and Security
      Section 14.1.  Introduction
      Recipe 14.2.  Keeping Passwords Out of Your Site Files
      Recipe 14.3.  Obscuring Data with Encoding
      Recipe 14.4.  Verifying Data with Hashes
      Recipe 14.5.  Storing Passwords
      Recipe 14.6.  Checking Password Strength
      Recipe 14.7.  Dealing with Lost Passwords
      Recipe 14.8.  Encrypting and Decrypting Data
      Recipe 14.9.  Storing Encrypted Data in a File or Database
      Recipe 14.10.  Sharing Encrypted Data with Another Web Site
      Recipe 14.11.  Detecting SSL
      Recipe 14.12.  Encrypting Email with GPG
    Chapter 15.  Graphics
      Section 15.1.  Introduction
      Recipe 15.2.  Drawing Lines, Rectangles, and Polygons
      Recipe 15.3.  Drawing Arcs, Ellipses, and Circles
      Recipe 15.4.  Drawing with Patterned Lines
      Recipe 15.5.  Drawing Text
      Recipe 15.6.  Drawing Centered Text
      Recipe 15.7.  Building Dynamic Images
      Recipe 15.8.  Getting and Setting a Transparent Color
      Recipe 15.9.  Serving Images Securely
      Recipe 15.10.  Program: Generating Bar Charts from Poll Results
    Chapter 16.  Internationalization and Localization
      Section 16.1.  Introduction
      Recipe 16.2.  Listing Available Locales
      Recipe 16.3.  Using a Particular Locale
      Recipe 16.4.  Setting the Default Locale
      Recipe 16.5.  Localizing Text Messages
      Recipe 16.6.  Localizing Dates and Times
      Recipe 16.7.  Localizing Currency Values
      Recipe 16.8.  Localizing Images
      Recipe 16.9.  Localizing Included Files
      Recipe 16.10.  Managing Localization Resources
      Recipe 16.11.  Using gettext
      Recipe 16.12.  Reading or Writing Unicode Characters
    Chapter 17.  Internet Services
      Section 17.1.  Introduction
      Recipe 17.2.  Sending Mail
      Recipe 17.3.  Sending MIME Mail
      Recipe 17.4.  Reading Mail with IMAP or POP3
      Recipe 17.5.  Posting Messages to Usenet Newsgroups
      Recipe 17.6.  Reading Usenet News Messages
      Recipe 17.7.  Getting and Putting Files with FTP
      Recipe 17.8.  Looking Up Addresses with LDAP
      Recipe 17.9.  Using LDAP for User Authentication
      Recipe 17.10.  Performing DNS Lookups
      Recipe 17.11.  Checking if a Host Is Alive
      Recipe 17.12.  Getting Information About a Domain Name
    Chapter 18.  Files
      Section 18.1.  Introduction
      Recipe 18.2.  Creating or Opening a Local File
      Recipe 18.3.  Creating a Temporary File
      Recipe 18.4.  Opening a Remote File
      Recipe 18.5.  Reading from Standard Input
      Recipe 18.6.  Reading a File into a String
      Recipe 18.7.  Counting Lines, Paragraphs, or Records in a File
      Recipe 18.8.  Processing Every Word in a File
      Recipe 18.9.  Reading a Particular Line in a File
      Recipe 18.10.  Processing a File Backward by Line or Paragraph
      Recipe 18.11.  Picking a Random Line from a File
      Recipe 18.12.  Randomizing All Lines in a File
      Recipe 18.13.  Processing Variable Length Text Fields
      Recipe 18.14.  Reading Configuration Files
      Recipe 18.15.  Reading from or Writing to a Specific Location in a File
      Recipe 18.16.  Removing the Last Line of a File
      Recipe 18.17.  Modifying a File in Place Without a Temporary File
      Recipe 18.18.  Flushing Output to a File
      Recipe 18.19.  Writing to Standard Output
      Recipe 18.20.  Writing to Many Filehandles Simultaneously
      Recipe 18.21.  Escaping Shell Metacharacters
      Recipe 18.22.  Passing Input to a Program
      Recipe 18.23.  Reading Standard Output from a Program
      Recipe 18.24.  Reading Standard Error from a Program
      Recipe 18.25.  Locking a File
      Recipe 18.26.  Reading and Writing Compressed Files
      Recipe 18.27.  Program: Unzip
    Chapter 19.  Directories
      Section 19.1.  Introduction
      Recipe 19.2.  Getting and Setting File Timestamps
      Recipe 19.3.  Getting File Information
      Recipe 19.4.  Changing File Permissions or Ownership
      Recipe 19.5.  Splitting a Filename into Its Component Parts
      Recipe 19.6.  Deleting a File
      Recipe 19.7.  Copying or Moving a File
      Recipe 19.8.  Processing All Files in a Directory
      Recipe 19.9.  Getting a List of Filenames Matching a Pattern
      Recipe 19.10.  Processing All Files in a Directory
      Recipe 19.11.  Making New Directories
      Recipe 19.12.  Removing a Directory and Its Contents
      Recipe 19.13.  Program: Web Server Directory Listing
      Recipe 19.14.  Program: Site Search
    Chapter 20.  Client-Side PHP
      Section 20.1.  Introduction
      Recipe 20.2.  Parsing Program Arguments
      Recipe 20.3.  Parsing Program Arguments with getopt
      Recipe 20.4.  Reading from the Keyboard
      Recipe 20.5.  Reading Passwords
      Recipe 20.6.  Displaying a GUI Widget in a Window
      Recipe 20.7.  Displaying Multiple GUI Widgets in a Window
      Recipe 20.8.  Responding to User Actions
      Recipe 20.9.  Displaying Menus
      Recipe 20.10.  Program: Command Shell
      Recipe 20.11.  Program: Displaying Weather Conditions
    Chapter 21.  PEAR
      Section 21.1.  Introduction
      Recipe 21.2.  Using the PEAR Package Manager
      Recipe 21.3.  Finding PEAR Packages
      Recipe 21.4.  Finding Information About a Package
      Recipe 21.5.  Installing PEAR Packages
      Recipe 21.6.  Installing PECL Packages
      Recipe 21.7.  Upgrading PEAR Packages
      Recipe 21.8.  Uninstalling PEAR Packages
      Recipe 21.9.  Documenting Classes with PHPDoc
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