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Jump Start PHP by Callum Hopkins

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Chapter 6PHP and Security

Testing and security are two of the most important elements of application development. You may be able to create the most impressive application ever seen, but if you don't ensure that it's bug free and secure from attackers, you're not finishing the job.

In this chapter we'll be covering some basic methods to improve the security of your PHP applications. It'd be impossible to cover every single possible implementation in this short book, so it's also a good idea to check out the extra reading resources provided, to build upon the techniques covered in this chapter.

php.ini and Security

We can start planting the seeds of sound security before we even start to build anything in PHP. At the beginning of the book, we ...

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