Mac, Apache, MySQL, PHP MAMP installs a local server environment in a matter of seconds on your Mac OS X computer, be it MacBook or iMac. Like similar packages from the Windows- and Linux-world, MAMP comes free of charge, and is easily installed. MAMP will not compromise any existing Apache installation already running on your system. You can install Apache, PHP and MySQL without starting a script or having to change any configuration files! Furthermore, if MAMP is no longer needed, just delete the MAMP folder and everything returns to its original state (i.e. MAMP does not modify any of the "normal" system).
Introduction I wrote the popular evolt.org tutorial PHP Login Script with Remember Me Feature mainly as an introduction to user sessions and cookies in PHP. Since it was created as a learning tool, many advanced features were left out of the script. PHP Login System with Admin Features
Dan Knight - 2003.02.27 It's been a long time since I've added any automation to the site, although I have made a few tweaks to existing automation, but this week we added one more significant piece to our ongoing site automation project, an automatically generated RSS news feed. What's RSS? An RSS (Rich Site Summary) news feed is a text file that others can use to find out what's new on your website. There's a standard format for these documents, which includes things like the domain name and URL, email for the webmaster, when the latest update took place, along with article titles, their URL, and usually a brief description or teaser. There's a good introduction to them in Using RSS News Feeds. Creating an RSS News Feed with PHP and MySQL
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PHP and XML: Parsing RSS 1.0 XML is springing up all over the Internet as a means to create standard data formats for the exchange of information between systems, irrelevant of their platform or technology. As you may already know, XML allows you to define your own custom markup languages similar to HTML and suited to whatever data you need to represent. A number of standard XML-based markup languages have been created to facilitate the exchange of common types of information.