I've been doing development work professionally in one capacity or another for around 15 years. I wanted to learn some PHP for a small side project and picked up this text at... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Gregory Hein
I have worked with PHP for more than a decade and got this book for my brother who wanted to learn PHP. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Moazzam
First, if your a beginner, this book is not for you unless you want a tutorial that throws large amounts of code at you and explains it in two or three sentences and repeats. Read morePublished on December 19, 2012 by Daniel Beaulieu
I just wanted to echo the sentiments of the referenced review, and further down weight the rating of this publication. This book is not worthy of 3 stars, let alone 5. Read morePublished on November 10, 2011 by Warfarin
As other reviewers have mentioned, this book is full of programming errors, thus definitely not a book for Absolute Beginners. Read morePublished on August 16, 2011 by A. Hussain
Just check out jdhadwin's review for most of my thoughts. He really nailed the shortcomings of this one. The book has good intentions, but you can't trust the code examples. Read morePublished on January 29, 2011 by KingJames
To call this book a beginner's guide to "PHP" is rather like calling a book on how to use FrontPage a beginner's guide to "HTML"
It places far too much emphasis on the... Read more
Anyone who gave this book a five star review didn't do anything more than gloss over it and rate the overall intentions of the author. Read morePublished on December 1, 2010 by jdhadwin
I found this book somehow boring: it does a good intro for the very beginners but then -let's say from chapter 6 on- it's a matter of bare copying his code without any significant... Read morePublished on November 25, 2010 by Attilio A.