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Lesson 19 - Form framework for PHP - CheckList

In the previous lesson, Form framework for PHP - DateTimePicker, we added the DatePicker, TimePicker, and DateTimePicker controls to our form framework. In today's tutorial, we'll add the CheckList control.


Our applications will often need to display a lot of CheckBoxes which are related logically to one another. For example, we'll them to specify a new car's equipment/features (power windows, power steering, fog lights). It would be useful to have a control available which could render these CheckBoxes nicely. Along with that, we want the control to treat these CheckBoxes as autonomous values. Mainly because we 'll be saving them into a database table where these values are usually not gathered.

First and foremost, we'll show you the class' source code and then explain it in detail:


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In this tutorial, we'll add the CheckList control to our form framework for PHP. This control is a group of CheckBoxes which are logically related.

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