Creating a Cache

PHP Posted on 02 Apr 2006, 07:08 AM Posted By Chris Smith  
I decided to create a simple cache system for this site, to cut down on the number of database queries being run.

Here's a look at how I did it, what it caches and how simple it is to get up and running.
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Introduction to Object Oriented Programming

PHP Posted on 19 Feb 2006, 07:13 AM Posted By Chris Smith  
Object oriented programming is a little different to procedural programming.

Here's an introduction to "OOP" and a proper example of where it can come in handy.
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Deleting Data

PHP Posted on 12 Feb 2006, 06:24 AM Posted By Chris Smith  
Deleting old data from your database is a useful thing to do. If you keep a list of books or cd's you own and you sell or give something away, you can remove it from the list. Here's a quick introduction on how to do it.
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Updating your data

PHP Posted on 12 Feb 2006, 05:41 AM Posted By Chris Smith  
Now we can add and show the records in a database, how can we update it? This tutorial will give you a quick introduction on how to do it.
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Retrieving Data from your database

PHP Posted on 09 Feb 2006, 05:32 AM Posted By Chris Smith  
We've seen how to put data into our database, here's a look how to get it back out again using php and the postgresql functions.
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Adding data to your database

PHP Posted on 07 Feb 2006, 05:47 AM Posted By Chris Smith  
Adding data to your database is an essential part of creating a dynamic site. Here's a look at how to get started.
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Installing PHP

PHP Posted on 07 Feb 2006, 05:17 AM Posted By Chris Smith  
We need to get PHP up and running, so here's a quick guide on getting it going.
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Installing Apache

PHP Posted on 07 Feb 2006, 05:11 AM Posted By Chris Smith  
Before we can run php scripts we need a webserver set up and ready to go. This is a quick guide to installing Apache.
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