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how to use open source

Posted 31 March 2011 - 03:15 PM

Hi I'm new to php programming and I'm designing a little complex project using php/mysql I wrote my essential codes that I need but now I want to add more things to my project such as security ,file upload that I do not have time to learn and wrote by myself :hang: . my question is : should I use open source code?where to find the best and simplest ? and how to use them?
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Re: how to use open source

Posted 31 March 2011 - 03:32 PM

Well this is a link to some open-source PHP scripts. You can search around on there.
http://www.opensourc...ts.com/dir/PHP/

Also on W3 Schools you can skim through the tutorials here:
http://www.w3schools...php/default.asp

I don't know if they are exactly what you are looking for but you can pick and choose your sections. Anyways good luck with what you are doing.
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Re: how to use open source

Posted 31 March 2011 - 07:09 PM

View PostMATTtheSEAHAWK, on 31 March 2011 - 03:32 PM, said:

Anyways good luck with what you are doing.

thanks you
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Re: how to use open source

Posted 01 April 2011 - 08:50 AM

Also, most open source projects come with documentation. And being as they are open source you can just take a peak inside and see what's going on and possibly mod it to fit your needs.
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Re: how to use open source

Posted 01 April 2011 - 01:31 PM

If you want to learn PHP then you really need to write your own code. You might use open source code as a learning tool, but don't just drop it into your code especially if it just works! It's the problems that crop up when writing code that you'll learn the most from. If you use anyone else's code you're not going to learn as much.

When you get to a point where you are confident that you could do a project on your own then it's ok to consider using open source.
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