This is the companion website to books and other resources created by David Powers, an acknowledged expert on PHP, HTML, CSS, and other aspects of web development. The name Foundation PHP comes from the titles of two of my earliest and most successful books, but I have also written extensively on Dreamweaver—both in the context of PHP and in more general terms.
Enabling advanced features in phpMyAdmin
A subscriber to lynda.com was watching my Up and Running with phpMyAdmin course, and was puzzled by the absence of three fields in his version of phpMyAdmin when defining a table. The three fields are Mime types, Browser transformation, and Transformation … Continue reading
Two PHP courses just published on lynda.com
I’m delighted to announce that lynda.com has just published two new PHP courses that I created recently. The first one, PHP for Web Designers, serves as a gentle introduction to PHP, and is aimed primarily at web designers who have … Continue reading
Avoiding email header injection
Barely a week goes by without someone asking for help with a PHP mail() script that uses one of the most insecure techniques—inserting unfiltered user input into the headers argument. It exposes your server to email header injection, an exploit … Continue reading