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  1. Your table with events has a start and end date. How are you wanting the data displayed in the calendar - only an entry on the start date? Also, can there be multiple events on the same date? The answer to those questions will probably dictate how I would do it. I think the easiest approach would be to query all the events for the given month at the beginning of the function and put them into an array. Then when outputting the TD for any given day, check if there are any events for the day - if so, include them in the output. I thought your code was hard to read/work with, so I modified i
  2. I guess I'm still missing something. A user is on the "backoffice" page and they perform some action where you want to display a set of results in a new page "frontoffice" - is that correct? If the "frontoffice" page is opened from the "backoffice" page, then you can set a target on the "frontoffice" page. Then whenever the page is opened from "backoffice" it will replace the contents in the window that "frontoffice" was loaded in. FYI: You can use javascript in one window/tab to control another window/tab, but there has to be something to identify that other window/tab. It's typic
  3. Your question is unclear. Are these "pages" both currently open by the same user? I.e. the user clicks a button in one browser window that refreshes the content in another window? Or, is the page with a button something that User A clicks to initiate a refresh in a different page being viewed by User B? Better yet, why don't you explain the problem you are trying to solve that you think that creating such a scenario would solve? It's also important to know if these pages are hosted under the same domain. Do you have control over the content in both pages?
  4. You are using the "keys" from the user submitted data as the field names in your query! DO NOT DO THIS! Never trust the data from the user. Just because you provided the field names in the form does not mean that the user will submit that back. The user could arbitrarily send any field names or even malicious SQL code to expose or corrupt your DB.
  5. You are passing a string as the parameter for "jobTitle" <a href="Careers Results.php?jobTitle=Animator"> Then you are forcing that string to be an integer and comparing it to the original value (a string). A string and the integer value of a string will NEVER be the same. if( (int)$id == $id && (int)$id > 0 ) { Assuming your job titles have an ID (integer) and a Name (string value), you should craft your links to pass the ID as the parameter and not the Name. Use the Name as the text for the link: <a href="Careers Results.php?jobTitleId=5
  6. Your RegEx for email addresses is already flawed. Use built-in methods unless, as @gizmola stated, you have a use case that is not supported). As to your second question, if the error message you are referring to is one that is thrown from the DB, then you should absolutely have logic to show the message you define. Never expose DB errors to the user. You should always capture those and show a "friendly" message to the user that does not expose any details they could use to infiltrate the system.
  7. I think what you are after is having the course ID be the VALUE of the option (which is what is sent to the server) and the Course ID as the LABEL for the option. Also, only SELECT the field(s) you want in a query - do not use '*' $resultset = $conn->query("SELECT course_id, course_name FROM tbl_courses"); while($row = $resultset->fetch_assoc()) { echo "<option value='{$row['course_id']}'>{$row['course_name']}</option>"; }
  8. Not "horrible". There are use cases where that makes more sense than labels. E.g. when designing a form for a mobile device where screen real estate comes at a premium.
  9. For that matter, why have $obj2 at all! Just use $obj->Location where you want that value.
  10. Before you do that, you can verify if that is the problem. View the source of the page where the full name is not displayed and see if it is there in the content, but in such a way that it is malformed. You originally stated " . . . he is adding descriptions to the photos via a back end form, if he uses an apostrophe as in O'Sullivan for example, when he saves the entry, the description text does not show at all." First, I think it would be unlikely that output of the descriptions would be within an attribute. It might make sense if using the ALT attribute for an image, but that isn't nor
  11. I see no "link" in your code. I assume that the function l() is creating the links. You could find that function and modify it to take an additional (optional) parameter for the class. Then modify the code to insert that optional parameter value as the class. EDIT: Or do what @requinix said.
  12. You previously stated Based on that comment, this might make more sense: while ($stmt -> fetch()) { $users[$role][$id] =[$fn, $ln]; } You will then have a multidimensional array in a logical format based on the data, like this: array ( [Chef] => ( [8] => ('FName', 'LName') ), [Manager] => ( [15] => ('jon', 'smith'), [2] => ('Chelsea', 'Hockley'), ) ) You could then iterate over the results something like this foreach($users as $role => $roleUsers) { //Can add a header for each role here
  13. The title of your post was with regard to how much mocks should be utilized in Unit Testing. But, in your post you state you feel there is a lack of Black Box testing. Black Box testing is a form of User Acceptance Testing, not a form of Unit Testing, so the title and the content of your post are contradictory. With regard to Unit Testing, there is no "correct" amount that should or should not be comprised of mocks (in my opinion). It should be dependent upon what it is being tested. Now, if your question is really about whether Unit Testing (with or without mocks) replaces the need for B
  14. With all due respect, I'm not going to try and learn your code and THEN generate what the output would be to determine what the problem is. We don't have your database to try and create the HTML that would be generated from that code. If you have a problem with the HTML that is generated, you should first look at the HTML. Then, once you find the problem, you can go back to your code that generates the HTML and determine the fix. Create a complete page with a few records and then post the HTML. I assume you have certain style properties on one or more divs to implement the scroll bar, but
  15. Not so much about "need be" as it is you "should be". As I said, an auto-increment field will probably work in most situations, but if you have a date field you should absolutely be using that. It's about using good programming techniques. For example, how records are created/managed could change (especially in large projects with many developers). There could be logic that allows a record to be "replaced" with a new record that simply changes the existing record and sets a new "created date". Sorting by the ID would then have that record display out of sequence. And understand that is just an
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