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"PHP Web Development … is a concise, compact, no-nonsense guide that teaches you how to develop accessible, standards compliant PHP-driven Web sites using the latest technologies. … This author team presents real-world tutorials so you can expect fast results as you progress through the book. It also covers vital Web development topics such as Web standards principles and implementation and includes a useful set-up section to guide and get you up-and-running quickly and easily." (it-expert, Issue no. 48, 2004)
A good friend of mine is a programmer, and he avoids Dreamweaver like the plague.
I like this book because it combined Dreamweaver and PHP and shows in detail how to create recordsets and create a site from scratch.
Combine with other more detailed reference books, this book is great to get anyone going with PHP and MySQL web development.
Really good introduction to a confusing subject. Examples are thorough and interesting. I have gone through a lot of books on php over the years and this one is definitely the one... Read morePublished on May 20, 2011 by Eric B. Nichols
I like this book because it combined Dreamweaver and PHP and shows in detail how to create recordsets and create a site from scratch. Read morePublished on July 11, 2008 by Leo Mckenzie III
I use Dreamweaver MX 2004 and had been struggling for months trying to build my dynamic website using PHP and mySQL. This book took me through every step. Read morePublished on January 22, 2008 by L Vaughan
Pro: Excellent appendix on setting up Aapche, PHP and MySQL server.
Con: Material covered are too brief. Read more
Look this book is OK; hence the 3. Chapter 9 is worth the money for the book alone. Now if you have little or no experience with PHP you are going to look at the code that... Read morePublished on November 14, 2005 by A. Kineard
This book's advertising is misleading. Except for the appendix, the book completely ignores instructions for the Macintosh user. Read morePublished on October 21, 2005 by Leonard Friedman
Having read the rave reviews for the this book of these other authors on Amazon, I was excited get started with this book learning how to actually use the tools that Dreamweaver... Read morePublished on May 10, 2005 by Iden Rosenthal