Beginner-to-Intermediate PHP Part 1: The Magic of the PHP Array

  • Episode 234
  • March 13, 2012
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Robbie and Rachel teach you how to create a PHP array and use foreach() to loop through the array and output images to the browser window.

This episode is sponsored in part by: Eco Alkalines, Garden Gate Farms and Cordery Electric.

Topics Covered:

  • Robbie Ferguson and Rachel Xu present live from the Category5 studios in Barrie, Ontario.
  • Pyrosrock walked 8km to be able to watch the show tonight.
  • Announcement: Category5 TV is now a member of the Tech Podcast Network. More info at techpodcasts.com.
  • Rachel's Question: What does "PHP" stand for?
  • Send in your postcards to be featured on the new web site when it launches!
  • Robbie opens a can of ginger ale since we're not allowed to drink beer on a G-Rated show.
  • Garbee choses the word "Now" to shout out in the chat room when someone mistakingly thinks Robbie and Rachel are drinking beer.
  • Viewer Testimonials
  • Viewer Question: What version of DD-WRT do I need for my WNR3500L router?
  • Viewer Question: How can you wear sweaters when it's so hot out?
  • {play 15:18}Why it's important to use a different very strong password for every service you sign up for, and how you can generate them automatically.
  • Generating very strong passwords that are easy to remember.
  • When Robbie doesn't introduce himself, Rachel gets very confused.
  • {play 21:00}The evolution of smartphones and tablets is introducing business networks to a new issue when it comes to bandwidth usage.
  • Viewer Question: Could you setup QOS to solve this issue?
  • {play 25:56}Top Stories from the Category5.TV Newsroom.
  • {play 31:47}Feature: Basic-to-Intermediate PHP Part 1 - The Magic of the PHP Array.
  • Creating our first PHP array.{code} $v=0; $images[$v]['file'] = 'images/1.jpg'; $images[$v]['description'] = 'Image 1'; $v++; $images[$v]['file'] = 'images/2.jpg'; $v++; $images[$v]['file'] = 'images/3.jpg'; $v++; $images[$v]['file'] = 'images/4.jpg'; $v++; print_r($images); {/code}
  • Outputting our array by looping through the array and outputting the images to the browser, and displaying the description if there is one.{code}foreach ($images as $value) { echo ''; echo '
    '; if (isset($value['description'])) echo $value['description']; echo '

    '; }{/code}
  • Viewer Question: Will you be doing Object Oriented PHP?
  • The time change has affected some viewers' ability to make it on time tonight.
  • Viewer Question: What can you actually store in a PHP array?
  • Viewer Question: Can we watch Category5 TV live on the Boxee Box?
  • Viewer Comment: Yes, you can add RSS feeds to Boxee Box.
  • Obtaining a Category5 TV RSS feed to add to the Boxee Box.
  • Viewer Question: My Pogoplug loses its connection due to my ISP's reconnect every 24 hours. Is there something I can do about it?
  • Viewer Question: Are all Category5 TV episodes available through the web site?
  • Viewer Question: If you lost Episode 11, you could redo it! [we did!]
  • Call the Category5 Studio Line: 254-5-CAT5TV

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  • Host: Robbie Ferguson
  • Co-Host: Rachel Xu

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Robbie Ferguson

Don't worry if you find something broken... this is a work in progress.


Robbie Ferguson

I still need to fix several broken images and create more content... this is a huge undertaking! Enjoy!

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