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Learning Mambo : A Step-by-Step Tutorial to Building Your Website by Douglas Paterson

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What Exactly is Mambo?

Mambo is a collection of PHP scripts that run on a web server, connect to a database, and display the retrieved data in a systematic way. In other words, Mambo is a data-driven PHP web application.

Mambo can be downloaded for free, and then installed to your local machine for testing and development. The files and the database can be uploaded to a web-hosting service, so that your site will be available to anyone on the Internet. There are even web-hosting services that offer Mambo installation at the click of a button.

Component-Based Architecture

Mambo is built around a 'core' set of functions, which perform mundane tasks such as selecting what part of the application the user should be shown, checking who the user is, and ...

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