Victor's Blog about PHP, Zend Framework & Cake PHP

This blog is about PHP in general. It tackles various topics related to the language itself especially at the OOP level, discusses various topics related to Zend Framework and shares my experience with Cake PHP. I believe that mastering technology is heavily based on one's ability to discuss its details and share knowledge with others. Technology is a wide wild world after all!

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Learning PHP for Beginners

So you are a student who just finished learning the basics of programming and you are so interested about learning PHP. Your friends told you how cool PHP is and I am pretty sure they showed you a bit of their work. You are curious as to how to learn it quickly to be able to start doing the...

How-To Validate / Sanitize Data in PHP

In this post, I will tackle a very important (and usually ignored topic) when programming in PHP. Data validation and sanitization is not only important at the business level, but also very important at the security level since this is where most attacks usually take place especially...

How-To Write Valid Facebook Meta Tags in XHTML

It is a well-known fact that Facebook tags cause W3C Validator errors. This type of errors also cause browsers to delay (slightly) the display of pages while trying to fix such errors. The trick below causes browsers to ignore this type of tags while, at the same time, allows Facebook...

My PHP Blog

In this blog, I will be writing specialized articles about PHP, Zend Framework, Cake PHP and other PHP-related topics as I come across them. The main point behind this blog is two-fold: sharing my findings with the community and receiving feedback in return. If you have any topic that you wish to...
 
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