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Building A Quick-And-Dirty Guestbook With patGuestbook (part 2)
In this concluding article of our two-part series on rapid guestbook implementation with patGuestbook, find out how to tweak patGuestbook a litle more by controlling the viewable entries, customizing the user interface, and protecting access to the administration module.
In the first part of this article, I gave you a quick rundown on the patGuestbook application, right from downloading the application to the nitty-gritty of installation, configuration and basic usage. This was followed by an express introduction to guestbook creation and deployment. Now, in this concluding article, I shall focus on some of the bells and whistles offered by the application to the more enthusiastic developers out there (count me in as a permanent member of this group). Among the items under discussion: controlling the entries listed in the guestbook, customizing the user interface with the included patTemplate class, and protecting access to the application's administration module. Keep reading!