Workshop

The workshop is designed to help you anticipate possible questions, review what you've learned, and begin learning how to put your knowledge into practice.

Quiz

1:

Which function would you use to start or resume a session?

A1:

You can start a session by using the session_start() function.

2:

Which function contains the current session's ID?

A2:

You can access the session's ID by using the session_id() function.

3:

How would you end a session and erase all traces of it for future visits?

A3:

The session_destroy() function removes all traces of a session for future requests.

4:

What does the SID constant return?

A4:

If cookies are not available, the SID constant contains a name/value pair that can be incorporated in a query string. It will pass the session ID from script request to script request.

Activity

Create a script that uses session functions to remember which pages in your environment the user has visited. Provide the user with a list of links on each page to make it easy for her to retrace her steps.



Sams Teach Yourself PHP, MySQL and Apache in 24 Hours
Sams Teach Yourself PHP, MySQL and Apache in 24 Hours
ISBN: 067232489X
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2005
Pages: 263

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