Recipe 2: Sending Email from a command prompt in PHP

Introduction This article shows how to send a single email in PHP. We will build on this script in another article to expand its functionality to send bulk emails. Prerequisites Here are the prerequisites before you can run the script Make sure you have PHP installed on your system Download & Install composer (e.g. https://getcomposer.org/download/) Go to command prompt Create […]

Recipe 3: Mailchimp alternative – Mass / Bulk emails – DIY style

Introduction Sometimes you just want to save time and money while sending hundreds of personalized emails. If you just need to send hundreds of emails per day then this do-it-yourself approach fits the bill. Yes, your emails could be flagged as spam but most if not all emails will still get through. Note that this recipe will work on hundreds […]

PHP 3: Advanced Reference Sheet

Here is an advanced reference sheet for the PHP programming language (click on this link to download) The attached cheat sheet includes the following topics. Error Handling: Try and Catch Variable Scope PHP Functions Classes and Objects Happy programming. Note: you can use this cheat sheet any way you want as long the watermark is left intact. Thank you.

PHP 2: Intermediate Reference Sheet

Here is an intermediate reference sheet for the PHP programming language (click on this link to download) The attached cheat sheet includes the following topics. PHP Conditional statements – if statement PHP Conditional statements – if-else statement PHP Conditional statements – if-elseif-else statement PHP Switch Statement The PHP Match statement PHP Multiline Strings PHP Dates PHP Math functions Reading Files […]

PHP 1: Beginner Reference Sheet

Here is a beginner reference guide for the PHP programming language (click on this link to download) The attached cheat sheet includes the following topics. Installing PHP on PC, Mac, or Linux Installing Example Development Environment & IDE Running PHP Programs from Command Line Hello World in PHP Checking your PHP version (once Running PHP Programs from your IDE PHP […]