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Form elements as PHP variables

A discussion on how the requirement for brackets for form elements as a PHP array is actually quite useful.

I had already decided to test this today since I’m a lazy programmer (more on that sometime later). I’m working on creating a voting application and since I like code re-use (part of my laziness) I wanted to see how I could make form processing code that really doesn’t care how many different elements there are in the form. Eric’s wondernment on why PHP requires the brackets to be present in some form element names may also be explained a bit further.

Installing Fedora Core 2 on a HP Compaq nw8000

A description of the steps taken to get things working with Fedora Core 2 (Linux) on a HP compaq nw8000.

I just got a new laptop for work. It’s a HP nw8000, a high-end mobile workstation. And that’s what it seems like, especially with a screen resolution of 1600×1200… What follows is a step-by-step guide on how to get Fedora Core 2 (Linux) up and running on it. If you’re not into that sort of thing, you might want to move on.