Exercises, examples and other material relating to training module H116. This topic is presented on public courses Learning to program in PHP
, PHP Programming
, PHP Programming
, Learning to program in PHP
Many PHP applications are based around a shopping cart Ð a user selecting a series of products from around a site, which are then presented as a total order, cost is added up, then is checked out. This module is an example of such a script, and covers issues such as handling user entry errors, selection of products by category where you have too many products to fit on one page, cleaning up aborted order files, and accepting credit card payments on line.
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Putting in all together in a practical example.
Data file database of products. User Tracking.
Keeping HTML templates apart from the code.
Developing the page look using a tool such as Dreamweaver.
Secure Server. Verification of user details.
Accepting on line credit card details or online payment.
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