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CodeIgniter 1.7 by David Upton, Jose Argudo

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Chapter 6. Simplifying Sessions and Security

In this chapter, we'll continue with the application we are building, and we'll look at one of the basic questions affecting any website, that is, session management and security.

In this chapter, you'll see:

  • How to make your pages secure
  • How to use CI's session class

Continuing with our practical site using CI

Until now you have seen how CI is structured and how the MVC pattern works. You have also seen how to work with databases, HTML, and forms. Looking at some of the CI helpers and libraries, you know how CI can help you in the site development process.

Now you will continue developing your application and see other great tools of CI. But first, recap what you are building—a site that will help you:

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