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Php Programming Basics

Subject : it-skills
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1. The seven main SQL (structured query language) functions are alter - create - delete - _______ - insert - select - update






2. Tag to begin a php script






3. collection of binary data






4. Creates a pointer to a file with the declared mode (read - write -etc.).






5. print $_SERVER will _____ work if you use the print function on arrays.






6. Returns a string with backslashes in front of predefined characters






7. This fatal error arises from memory allocation problem.






8. To determine the amount of elements in an array






9. a database which is best supported by PHP






10. The seven main error reporting constants are: E_NOTICE - E_WARNING - E_PARSE - E_ERROR - E_ALL - _____ - E_DEPRECATED






11. To close a connection between a database






12. The prefix for a dynamic variable - also known as a variable variable






13. An array of variables passed with <input /> data






14. _____ is a logical operator






15. returns the number of matches found by a given search string under this format...






16. any programing language where the user must support the language the script is written in






17. To iterate over the values of an array






18. $_POST and $_GET are ________ variables.






19. To assign keys to the values in an array






20. bitwise XOR






21. The output of var_export((float)array());






22. a storage location in the computer's memory that has a type & a name and a contents






23. any programing language where the script is parsed on the server






24. All variables must begin with _________.






25. Use ______ for search engines or catalogued pages or pages that would be bookmarked.






26. Used to convert certain HTML tags into their entity versions.






27. Converts a string of ASCII characters to hexadecimal values






28. This will not show error reporting - it will be turned off.






29. Uses two arguments: constant name and constant definition






30. To refer to an item in an array






31. TRUE or FALSE






32. The order of operations.






33. Function used to convert new lines in a variable from a form to <br /> tags so that the data can be formatted correctly.






34. Used to find the length of a string






35. To refer to an element in a multidimensional array list the indices in order of _____ to more precise;






36. The syntax for connecting to a database






37. Used to convert all HTML tags into their entity versions.






38. a line of information that can be stored in a variable or used in a function or statement






39. This error arises from misusing a function.






40. signed integer






41. either hasn't yet been set or is assigned NULL value






42. ___________ can be used with substr() to count backward






43. Used to display errors in a particular script - should be placed at top of script.






44. Used to check if a variable has a valid numerical value; strings with numerical values pass.






45. Hypertext Preprocessor - a server-side programing language used to create webpages






46. To check if a constant is already declared






47. Standard Generalized Markup Language






48. Used to find the amount of words in a string.






49. Active Server Pages






50. This will show all error reporting except for notice errors.