News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Luc de Brouwer's Blog:
Never having to use $_GET or $_POST again
August 02, 2010 @ 08:53:35

In a quick post to his blog Luc de Brouwer reminds us that we don't ever need to use $_GET or $_POST directly again thanks to PHP's filter extension.

This doesn't just work for $_GET and $_POST but also for $_SERVER and $_COOKIE variables. Check out the documentation for filter_input() on the PHP website.

He shows how it compares to the filtering that CodeIgniter has to offer with a few code examples - one showing a filtered fetch and the other showing how to grab the raw value from the superglobal (if you really need it, that is).

0 comments voice your opinion now!
filter extension example codeigniter


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

PHP Web Services Blog: Payload the Way You Want with PHP5 built-in SOAP

Maarten Balliauw's Blog: Extension methods for PHP

ServerGrove Blog: Symfony2 components overview: Routing

Padraic Brady's Blog: The PHPSpec Zend Framework App Testing Manifesto: ZF Integration

Pierre-Alain Joye's Blog: PECL Zip 1.5.0, features additions, modify OpenDocument


Community Events





Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


series language zendserver update symfony laravel list community library install release deployment introduction api podcast opinion package framework interview tips

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework