Programming With PHP the Right Way

By: Jon Caldwell

To check if installation is okay, there are 2 execution interfaces, CLI Command Line Interface and CGI Common Gateway Interface. However, if you installed PHP in the php directory, you can 1st try to check there.

Run "phpphp -v" command to check the Command Line Interface (CLI).

Run "phpphp-cgi -v" command to check the Common Gateway Interface (CGI).

If you see the PHP version on the screen with both commands, then the installation is okay.

With these, tips you can now try to install you PHP program and know how to check if it is installed properly.

Here are some tips on blocking Spams. It might not work 100%, but it definitely would help.

Make a spam list of common site in spam posts. Though some spammers have so many URL at least it would be lessen if you are able to block some of them. With PHP, it is much easier. You can look for a common denominator. You can use PHP to filter through all the posts.

Website cookies. A common denominator with SPAMMERS is that they do not have website set cookies. You can code a cookie check in PHP and it might work to lessen the Spam.

With PHP it is easy to figure out how to block spam although it is still not totally eliminated at least it has lessen and maybe someday it will block out all spams.

WampServer is a WEB DEVELOPMENT SOLUTION that is easy to manage. Because after installing the package, you don't need to touch any of its major settings because it's completely fix. And with its user friendly Graphical User Interface (GUI) you can immediately and easily understand it without seeking the help of the book or the tutorials around the net.

This web development package allows web developer to create web applications using APACHE(server), PHP(coding), and the MySQL(database). Plus it has PHPMyAdmin and SQLiteManager that make web developer managed their database easily.

This is the only program allows the user to reproduce their production server. That's why there is the possibility that you can add as many apache, mysql or php releases you want.

PHP is originally known as Personal Homepage but now it's already known as Hypertext Preprocessor. This general-purpose scripting language was created by Rasmus Lerdorf in 1995. And its main use is to produce Dynamic Web Pages.

PHP is one of the widely-used scripting languages over the web servers because it's free of charge. PHP can also be used for command-line scripting and client-side GUI application. And in terms security, PHP is the popular target of hacker especially those application that is poorly built.

MySQL is a Database Management System (DBMS) that is released in May of 1995. It's commonly use for web applications and acts as the database component of different Platforms such as Linux/BSD/Mac/W-A-M-P/Perl/Python and for open-source bug tracking tools like bugzilla. MySQL are essential components of content management systems such as Joomla, Word Press, Drupal and some Bit Torrent trackers that is written in PHP and uses a MySQL database. The latest MySQL product version is the MySQL 5.0 that is launched last August 2007. It has two different variants such as MySQL Community Server and MySQL Enterprise Server. And soon to release is the MySQL 5.1.

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