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PHP Application Development with NetBeans Beginner's Guide by M A Hossain Tonu

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Chapter 3. Building a Facebook-like Status Poster using NetBeans

In this chapter, we are going to build a cool PHP project using NetBeans IDE. Our plan is straightforward and simple.

We will be creating a Facebook-like status poster through the following steps:

  • Planning the project
  • Creating a status stream display list
  • Creating a status poster using PHP-AJAX

Most of the social networking platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus, provide a status-posting feature among a user's friends, and also let the user view their friends' status posts. So, we will snoop around on how this works and how we can build alike. Let's choose to implement an interesting feature similar to the most popular social networking platform—Facebook.

Also, we will ...

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