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    Learning PHP

    Im trying to teach myself PHP right now but i could use some help. can anyone tell me some good resources to help me learn PHP? maybe books, e-books, or websites? thx!

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    http://www.phpfreaks.com

    This is a good place to start. It has taught me quite a bit.
    Dawson Irvine
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    looking into that site now, tyvm!

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    www.phpbuilder.com is also pretty good.

    I would also reccomend picking up a good book. That has helped me a ton

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    Yea but www.phpfreaks.com has a nicer layout, and easier navigation. I always found phpbuilder to be too confusing and too crammed with ads and other useless crap.
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    And don't forget the php manual, it is quite good.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dniwebdesign
    Yea but www.phpfreaks.com has a nicer layout, and easier navigation. I always found phpbuilder to be too confusing and too crammed with ads and other useless crap.
    I know, just giving him another link

    Here's a great book, I have it and I highly reccomend it.
    http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg...books&n=507846

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    I am learning from making things I need and getting help from here and the PHP manual (oracleguy has the link).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Josh_
    I know, just giving him another link

    Here's a great book, I have it and I highly reccomend it.
    http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg...books&n=507846
    Don't want to confuse the poor guy (or girl) in that mess.
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    lol, thx all of you guys. and btw, you havent confused this poor little GUY. lol. im picking it up pretty quick, and even managed to make a script that hopefully works, but i tried it out and go this error.


    Method Not Allowed
    The requested method POST is not allowed for the URL /phptests/webdesign.html.


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    Apache/1.3.29 Server at www.visual-arts-studios.com Port 80


    anyone wanna fill me in on what the heck that means? lol.

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    create a new php page with only this code on it
    <?php phpinfo() ?> and upload it.

    Your register_globals might be turned off.


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