PHP Check For Updates Script

This is the beginning of a new series: Code Snippets, where I do a small coding tutorial whenever I have time. Note that I am not an expert in various coding languages, so please do not flame me if there are better ways to code – I am just sharing what I know.

Anyway, today we are going to do an updating checking script. You have seen many desktop applications that automatically check for applications, but slowly, many web scripts available for download are also implementing this feature (eg. WordPress). And so in this tutorial, I would teach you how to go about creating a PHP script that checks your server for updates. Read on for the full tutorial.
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