William Steinmetz is the author of LAN Party: Hosting the Ultimate Frag Fest (Wiley) and co-author of Paint Shop Pro for Dummies (IDG). He is the webmaster and editor of StarCityGames.com, where traffic has quadrupled as a result of the changes he designed and implemented, all using PHP.
I don't know the first thing about coding, but my buddy was mentioning taking on a new project, and I took some mental notes on what he was trying to learn. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Kallah
This is a great resource for beginning PHP developers, although most of the information is probably already known by more skilled practitioners (with the possible exception of some... Read morePublished on October 19, 2011 by Phillip Copley
An excellent reference with over 75 php scripts for the novice and experienced web developer alike. I liked the clear, plain language explanations for each script and the structure... Read morePublished on March 10, 2011 by BZone
A very good book. It's not a huge reference manual, rather a collection of short but useful solutions to common problems in PHP development. Read morePublished on February 10, 2011 by BRC
I like the idea of this book but none of the scripts worked for me without modification. I had to adjust every one, which was a challenge since I was trying to use this book to... Read morePublished on October 12, 2010 by Marie Guglielmo
Great tips and easily-forgotten tricks. Easy to read and *very* easy-to-understand samples.
That said, I do have 6+ years PHP under my belt, as a beginner I may have... Read more
This is an excellent reference book with lots of good chunks of PHP code to incorporate quickly and easily into new or existing code. Read morePublished on March 5, 2010 by BacaGil
This book offered me examples i badly needed to complete my online class assignment project.
The examples are easy and well explained, so buying this book will not... Read more
I have coded a good deal in PHP and read a lot of literature on the language along the way. On one's way of coding this or that web site most programmers run across the same... Read morePublished on October 21, 2009 by Rolf Ernst