Slightly OT - development platform1549 (4/1/2009 9:03:51 AM) comp.lang.php My aging PC is coming to the end of its life and I've specced a new machine but before I spend the money I'm looking round at alternatives. I'm drawn to the very sexy Macs but I've never had one and I wondered... Geoff
Joning a table on itself265 (1/28/2009 1:51:01 PM) comp.databases.mysql OK thanks to CP and others I have now rearranged my query as a join but it's slow, 269 seconds for about 8,500 records. The table is as follows: reading_id - primary key user_id meter_id week_ending r... Geoff
Lengthy query?1185 (1/27/2009 10:45:40 AM) comp.databases.mysql I'm redesigning system where users can input meter readings (gas electricity etc) with a view to analysing carbon emissions. Each user can have many meters and readings are taken weekly. I have the following... Geoff
Cannot delete files created by PHP655 (1/9/2009 11:17:05 AM) comp.lang.php I'm using php to create directories to store thumbnails. This works fine but I find I am not able to delete the files via ftp. unlink() works fine. I guess it's an owner thing. I've tried chmoding the files... Geoff
The mind boggles!(slightly OT)170 (10/9/2008 9:06:20 AM) comp.lang.php We often see people coming in here asking for justification in using PHP. Here is a perhaps some evidence. Is this really good practice in asp coding? https://www.norfolkline-ferries.co.uk/ferry/Error.aspx?as... Geoff
Safely uploading files751 (9/3/2008 12:58:51 PM) comp.lang.php What is the best way to sanitize and check the validity of an uploaded file? I don't seem to see any functions that will check a file is what it purports to be. -- Geoff Berrow 0110001001101100010000000110 0... Geoff
Calendar/scheduling software required1367 (9/3/2008 9:05:03 AM) comp.lang.php Hi folks, I play bass in a band. and we were talking last night about how useful it would be to have a facility for all band members to enter their availability (or perhaps unavailability) so that if we get n... Geoff
Join question #2281 (7/16/2008 9:49:54 AM) comp.databases.mysql I have two tables authors and abstracts. Some authors have not submitted abstracts and so don't have an entry in the abstracts table. I know I can get all authors without abstracts and all authors with abstr... Geoff
Information from referring page344 (6/27/2008 10:08:57 AM) comp.lang.php Suppose I call an image creating script from an html doc like so: How can I tell the URL of the document requesting the image? I thought it would be $url = $_SERVER['HTTP_REFERER']; but this doesn't seem t... Geoff
split keywords into array360 (7/24/2007 4:11:53 PM) comp.lang.php Does anyone know what regular expression I would use to split text into an array, assuming the text can be separated by any non alphanumeric character? e.g $string ="cat,dog fish, mouse -elephant/tiger"; ... Geoff
guest book filter OT?453 (2/22/2010 1:26:48 PM) comp.lang.php It looks like I might have to write a simple guest book, it's for a Funeral Home. Now, I've never needed to write one, but I can see several potential problems. Dealing with spurious or spam submissions, an... jeff_thies(82)
PHP458 (5/19/2010 10:32:18 AM) comp.lang.php Hi,
I am a student and i need help in a web programming assignment. I
have done the 1st and 2nd part. the 3rd part is php.
As i have being hospitalized i wanted some1 to help me by doing it
for me. ... anukta123
a simple session question?33136 (7/5/2010 6:58:36 PM) comp.lang.php Hello
I wish to keep the session values after the form has been submitted.
How do I do that? At the moment once the form has been submitted the
session values are empty. I expect that is because the $_GE... Geoff
Site Navigation25162 (7/27/2010 6:31:21 PM) comp.lang.php How does one use PHP to navigate through the various pages of a Web
site? That is, starting with the index.php page, how do I direct the
browser to go to results.php, survey.php, etc.?
I see that ... mrc2323
Stay on same page after logout12588 (8/27/2010 12:15:25 AM) comp.lang.php New to PHP.
From whatever page a user wishes to logout, I want them to stay on that
page (rather than being sent to some other page).
I have searched for solutions, but without being able to understand ... Bill
help wanted! - need to convert to php1445 (2/17/2011 6:07:42 AM) comp.lang.php http://1littleworld.net/oldies/test.html I am willing to hire someone to write the basic script that would convert this monster into a more manageable item. What I would really like, is a 3 column list of the... member7172(121)