Error Handling in PHP

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Error handling is the process of catching errors from the program and then taking appropriate action. Before proceeding for error handling you should get to know how many types of errors occurred in PHP. Notices: These are non-critical errors that occurred while executing a script - for example, accessing a variable that has not yet been defined. By default, such errors are not displayed to the user at all - although, as you will see, you can change this default behavior. Warnings: These are more serious errors - for example, attempting to use a file (using include() method) which does not exist. By default, these errors are displayed to the user, but they do not result in script termination. Fatal Errors: These are critical errors - for example, creating an…
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PHP – Strings Functions

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String functions are the most important functions frequently used in PHP. String is the sequence of characters, like "Let’s learn String functions”. There is no installation required to use string function. Example <?php $name = "Hirdesh Bhardwaj"; print($name); ?> String Concatenation Operator To concatenate two string variables together, we use the dot (.) operator − <?php $txt1="Hello Readers"; $txt2="8756"; echo $txt1 . " " . $txt2; ?> Using the strlen() function The strlen() function is used to get the length of a string. <?php $txt=”Webs Jyoti”; echo strlen($txt); ?> This will produce the following result – 10 (including space) Using the strpos() function The strpos() function is used to search for a text or character within a string. If the value is found then this will return the position of…
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Managing Sessions & Cookies

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The basic task of both cookies and sessions is to store visitor data so that it can be accessed by every page on a website. Cookies: Cookies are small text files that are stored in the visitor's browser for a specific time or for a long  -lifespan. Cookies can be edited by the visitor.  in short Cookies are client-side files that contain user information. Sessions: Sessions are small files that are stored on the website's server. Sessions have a limited lifespan, they expire when the browser is closed or logged out from the session. Sessions cannot be edited by the visitor or user. Session Max life time is 1440 Seconds(24 Minutes) as defined in php.ini file however you may change it accordingly In short, cookies serve on the visitor's computer…
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The do-while loop

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Difference Between while and do…while Loop: With a while loop, the condition to be evaluated is tested at the beginning of each loop statement, so if the conditional expression evaluates to false, the loop will never be executed. With a do-while loop, on the other hand, the loop will always be executed once, even if the conditional expression is false, because the condition is evaluated at the end of the loop statement. Example: <?php $i = 1; do { $i++; echo  $i . "<br>"; } while($i <= 3); ?>  Output: 2 3 4
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PHP – Date / Time Functions

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When working in any programming language, dealing with dates and time is a simple task. That is, until time zones have to be supported. PHP's time () function gives you all the information that you need about the current date and time. It requires no arguments but returns an numeric value. If you will call to time() function which will return a set of numeric values which is difficult to understand. So to make it easy we can have time format along with the date() function. <?php $today = date("d/m/Y"); echo "Today is ".$today; ?> We can use different time format with separator like d-m-Y, d.m.Y and so on. Display Current Date and Time:  We can use the following characters to format the time string: <?php echo date("h:i:s") . "<br>";…
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