PHP and MySQL Web Developmentshows how to use these tools together to produce effective, interactive Web applications. It clearly describes the basics of the PHP language, explains how to set up and work with a MySQL database, and then shows how to use PHP to interact with the database and the server.
This practical, hands-on book includes numerous examples that demonstrate common tasks such as authenticating users, constructing a shopping cart, generating PDF documents and images dynamically, sending and managing email, facilitating user discussions, connecting to Web services using XML, and developing Web 2.0 applications with Ajax-based interactivity.
The fourth edition ofPHP and MySQL Web Developmenthas been thoroughly updated, revised, and expanded to cover developments in PHP 5 through version 5.3, such as namespaces and closures, as well as features introduced in MySQL 5.1.
I can't remember the last time I've written a review, but I feel like I must for the Kindle Edition of this book - it is atrocious. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Oscar Ramirez
Oh my goodness, finally a book that clearly, concisely explains how the various web pieces fit together. Read morePublished 1 month ago by sparrow
Good examples but I think it has too much information at times. Good to go back to.Published 1 month ago by Jimmy
Clear, very complete and nice to read. Great book that any developer should have.Published 1 month ago by Natanael Sosa Garcia
This is a very good presentation of the capabilities of PHP and MySQL, presented in a nice progression of concepts.Published 3 months ago by E. Rak
Bought this new for a class. Because it's new I get the cd with the ebook and all the sample code discussed in the book! Read morePublished 3 months ago by C. K.
This book is clear and concise. Overall, I think it's worth the purchase if you are interested in learning PHP/mySQL. Read morePublished 3 months ago by sam tift
The book was in great shape but it did not have the CD included. It is difficult to appropriately use the book without the electronic copies of the samples.Published 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
This is a great book if you don't need your hand held. Covers everything you need to know to get started.Published 4 months ago by jwk