Exercises, examples and other material relating to training module H116. This topic is presented on public courses Learning to program in PHP
, PHP Programming
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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Topics covered in this module
The store front page.
Under the hood.
Adding to the shopping cart.
The final phase.
Complete carter.php4 file.
Using a secure server for credit card details.
What is SSL and https?.
How can you use https?.
Programming implications for using a secure service.
Programming to use an electronic payment system.
Credit card agreements.
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