Until now, the PHP examples in this book have been missing a crucial dimension. Sure, you know the basics, can set variables and arrays, create and call functions, and connect to MySQL to do great things with a database. But that's all meaningless if users can't reach into a language's environment to offer it information. In this hour, you look at strategies for acquiring and working with user input. On the World Wide Web, HTML forms are the principal means by which substantial amounts of information pass from the user to the server.
In this hour, you will learn