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developerWorks: Web Polling with DB2, PHP, and Linux

Aug 26, 2004, 07:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Aron Lurie, Marty Lurie)

"Web polling or voting provides a great way to get feedback from visitors to your site. This article explains how to add this feature to your Web site. You will look at some of the design aspects of how to conduct a meaningful poll and then dive into the technical details. The design you'll explore includes using a database to store the polling information and the PHP scripting language to vote, and also create, manage, and review the polls. Adding this capability to your Web site is very straightforward; keep in mind that the code presented here was created by a 12 year old.

"If you've used a Web browser you've probably already seen a Web poll and even voted in one..."

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