PHP as a language offers the programmer an excellent array of tools for handling file system input and output, as well as executing programs at the shell level. This article series will introduce you to these tools. It is excerpted from chapter 10 of the book Beginning PHP and PostgreSQL 8: From Novice to Professional, written by W. Jason Gilmore and Robert H. Treat (Apress; ISBN: 1590595475).

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