"... in-depth title, with specific coding examples... certainly useful if you're trying to add database functionality to your site." -- .net Magazine (UK)
"Kevin, you have an unmistakable gift for helping people to understand the complexities of programming..." -- Daniel Jajeh
"Your book is wonderful, I've learned more than using books twice or three times the size." -- Erik Hey
Together, PHP and MySQL form the most widely used open source database and scripting technologies on the Web today. As a budding Web developer, you need to learn and master PHP and MySQL. Build Your Own Database Driven Website Using PHP & MySQL is a hands-on guide to learning all the tools, principles, and techniques needed to build a fully functional database-driven Web site using PHP and MySQL.
This book covers everything from installing PHP and MySQL under Windows or Linux, to building a live Web-based content management system. It also covers more advanced topics such as the storage of binary data in MySQL, and cookies and sessions in PHP, and comes complete with a set of PHP and MySQL reference tables that include PHP and MySQL syntax, functions, column types, and more.
This book not only provides easy access to all the code samples demonstrated, but, more importantly, it leaves you with the confidence and know-how to adapt the principles and techniques to your own Web design projects. -- sitepoint.com --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
About the Author
Kevin Yank is a world-renowned leader in web development. When not writing best sellers, Kevin is the Technical Director of sitepoint.com and editor of the popular SitePoint Tech Times newsletter.