Review And Pursue
Posted 24 March 2011 - 9:42 AM
Posted 27 May 2011 - 12:21 PM
Posted 27 May 2011 - 8:58 PM
You can certainly suggest this, but I don't have anything on hand to post or make downloadable. Pretty much all of the answers to review questions are found in the book. Most of the pursue prompts either require that the user do something like confirm their version of PHP or look something up in the manual, neither of which I can post as an answer. The same goes for a lot of the recommendations of specific things to try: often they would differ based upon the user.
That being said, if there is a specific prompt (either review or pursue) that you'd like help with, please just post that as a new thread in this forum and I'll be happy to assist.
Posted 29 May 2011 - 2:39 AM
Rewrite customize.php so that the script also applies the user's preferences. Hint: You need to take into account the fact that the cookies aren't available immediately after they've been set. Instead, you would write the CSS code using the $_GET values after the form has been submitted, the $_COOKIE values upon first arriving at the page (if the cookies exit), and the default values otherwise.
I believe it's supposed to be $_POST, not $_GET.
And btw, I'm thoroughly enjoying your book... planning to buy more.
Posted 1 June 2011 - 12:43 PM
Posted 20 June 2011 - 4:30 PM
Same with an answer key to the reviews. While yes the answers are in the chapter preceding it, it would be nice to have an answer key that lets us know that our answers are on the right track. For example, when you ask "why?" as an additional part to a question it would help to know whether we're right or wrong, even if we got the first part of the question right.
Posted 20 June 2011 - 7:44 PM
Posted 20 January 2013 - 7:33 PM
I just bought PHP Visual Quickstart Guide from Amazon. It's "Third Edition", but this forum says "Fourth Edition". I didn't see a Fourth Edition on Amazon when I purchased this. Does it matter that I have the Third Edition?
I'm just learning PHP and need all the help I can get. So far I like the book.
Posted 20 January 2013 - 8:28 PM
I personally first read about PHP and MySQL about six years ago using the 3rd edition though. I have since bought the 4th edition, and looking through it, the differences are minor enough that I think you'll be fine with the 3rd edition.
The core is there in both books, and I think it'll be enough to help you get started.
If you ever get confused, just post a question on these forums.