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Server-Side HTML Handling Using phpQuery
Jun 12, 2012 @ 10:58:26

PHPMaster.com has a new tutorial today showing how you can use phpQuery to work with HTML in your application. phpQuery is a server-side CSS-selector-driven based on jQuery's API.

Think about how you can change and manipulate the generated HTML using server-side PHP code. phpQuery is the ultimate solution that will come to your mind. If you haven’t heard about phpQuery, you may be interested in this article since I am going to give you a brief introduction to phpQuery and explain how you can use it in real-world projects.

The tutorial shows you how to generate a simple table with alternating row colors (zebra) and column headers from an array of product information. They also talk a bit about why using something server-side like this is important (over something client-side like jQuery) - how it can make things easier by keeping the "business logic" all in one place, leaving your frontend to do what it does best.

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PHPImpact Blog:
PHP Simple HTML DOM Parser (jQuery Style)
Aug 08, 2008 @ 12:03:55

On the PHP::Impact blog today Federico points out a few HTML DOM parsers that work similar to jQuery:

Check out a previous tutorial of his for more information on using DOM parsers to scrape information from remote sites.

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