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Yesterday I downloaded and installed Aptana Studio 3 to assist my PHP development. I’d only used notepad++ to code previously (which actually does a grand job) but with me now doing more object oriented dev, I thought I’d have a look at PHP IDEs. I downloaded Zend Studio (advertised as the leading PHP editor), noted [...]
For the new readers out there, welcome; and for those of you who read the first article in this three-part series, welcome back! This month, we’ll be taking a first look at cookies—the most popular method of creating persistent data on the Web without using a CGI script. If that last sentence didn’t make any sense to you, you might want to go back and read Part 1, where I explain all the basic concepts you’ll need.
In part 2 of this article, I hinted at some limitations that are placed on cookies. In general these constraints aren’t much of a problem, and are more than made up for by the strength of cookies: persistence. Anyway, here are the specifics: