PHP is a popular known server-side scripting language, embedded in HTML (hypertext markup language). PHP is an acronym for “Hypertext Preprocessor.” The first version of PHP was released in 1994 by Rasmus Lerdorf. It started as an open source project which gained popularity as people began seeing its importance. PHP is used to manage databases, […]
Choosing the most suitable PHP framework can be a challenge if you don’t know what features to compare and prioritize you need lots of experience and time to sort out which the best framework for your task. My Web Programmer has put together a compact yet comprehensive comparison to help you choose between the top PHP […]
In 2016, Laravel is by far the most popular PHP framework. This list will help you decide which custom PHP framework to deploy. There are so many PHP frameworks, with almost all of them encompassing incredible features. PHP has gained widespread recognition and has become the world’s most versatile server-side scripting language. It is a […]
One of the most adaptable web development languages has to be PHP. An enormous number of open source projects are built on the PHP/MySQL database stack. Spending a bit of time learning these languages will help tremendously when customizing a WordPress or Pligg CMS project. But it’s difficult to pinpoint where you should start. I’ve […]
The process of connecting into API data via OAuth is tricky. Some of the more notable social networks which have adopted this technology include Foursquare, Twitter, and Facebook. But Instagram is a very popular mobile app which has grown tremendously fast. Their recent API v1.0 release has some really neat features where you can pull popular photos, recent users, follower lists, and a whole bunch more.
I don’t want to overwhelm anyone by offering too much information in a single tutorial. Thus I’ve broken this process into segments where the final script will output some user profile data from your Instagram account via OAuth connection. For an example you can try to login yourself or check out my screenshot at the bottom of this article.
All PHP developers working with user-based content face similar challenges with security. What methods to take, how to avoid certain vulnerabilities, all these elements resulted in innovation of new security methods and techniques designed to fight against unintended loopholes in their code.
While sometimes remembering the basics can help, we discuss several different techniques to minimize security vulnerabilities that may arise otherwise.