This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
I'm fairly new to PHP, and I'm quickly throwing a website together. Now, I would like to know whether this is a sound (read: secure) way of retrieving whether the user is logged in:
Also, would the following be a proper way of logging a user in?
The mind is a strange and wonderful thing. I'm not sure that it will ever be able to figure itself out, everything else, maybe. From the atom to the universe, everything, except itself.