From the Back Cover
Consisting of 24 one-hour lessons, Sams Teach Yourself PHP in 24 Hours is divided into five sections that guide the reader through the language from the basics to the advanced functions.
The first section of the book teaches the fundamentals of PHP. And then, building upon what has been taught in the first section, sections two through four shows the reader how to apply that knowledge in order to interact with the user by creating and managing forms, cookies and authentication. It also teaches how to access databases and how to integrate system components, e-mail, LDAP, network sockets and much more. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
About the Author
Matt Zandstra is a writer and consultant specializing in server programming. With his business partner, Max Guglielmino, he runs Corrosive (http://www.corrosive.co.uk), a technical agency that plans, designs and builds Internet applications. Matt is interested in all aspects of object-oriented programming and is currently exploring enterprise design patterns for PHP 5. When he is not reading, writing or thinking about coding in PHP and Java, Matt shoots alien invaders in the park with his four-year-old daughter Holly. He lives by the sea in Brighton, Great Britain, with his partner Louise McDougall and their children Holly and Jake.