Beginning PHP4 provides a complete tutorial in PHP's language features and functionality, starting with the basics and building up to the design and construction of complex data-driven websites. Fully working examples in the book include a directory-style web search engine, a mailing list management system, a web based file editor, and a graphical online shopping mall guidebook.
This is the only book on PHP that takes a visual approach to learning this topic. As a part of the Fast & Easy Web Development series, this book applies the highly successful combination of easy-to-understand instructions and real screenshots for a truly unique learning experience. PHP Fast & Easy Web Development is ideal for the beginning Web developer or for Web developers who want to increase their skill set. This book contains a CD-ROM of required software, for both Linux and Windows plaforms: the Apache Web server, the MySQL database server, and PHP 4.0.0.
In the first part of Web Application Development with PHP the authors explain PHP's advanced syntax like classes, recursive functions and variables. They present software development methodologies and coding conventions which are a must-know for industry quality products as well as to help making develop faster and more productive. This part covers also many standard algorithms for tree-structures, string sorting and searching. Part Two focuses on the concept of Web Applications (as opposed to single scripts) and gives much insight into user and session management, e-commerce systems, XML applications and WDDX. The CD-ROM includes PHP, MySQL, Apache, All the source code of the book, The Zend optimizer, Knowledge bases from Weberdev and Zend, and Related RFCs.
PHP Essentials covers everything from basic PHP techniques such as the variables in HTML, PHP and HTTP, to advanced applications such as mySQL administration. If you are a beginning developer, you can use PHP Essentials to help you create diverse web pages. If you are an advanced user of PHP, you will find the annotated language reference included in PHP Essentials useful while you design your own advanced applications.
The PHP Pocket Reference is a handy quick reference for PHP, an open-source, HTML-embedded scripting language that can be used to develop web applications. This small book acts both as a perfect tutorial for learning the basics of PHP syntax and as a reference to the vast array of functions provided by PHP.
Building Database Applications on the Web Using PHP3 provides everything you need to understand and work with PHP3. This complete resource presents essential background information and clear explanations of PHP3, PostgreSQL, MySQL, HTML, Linux, and other relevant database and Internet technologies. A step-by-step tutorial walks you through the process of building PHP3 applications, featuring a series of increasingly sophisticated applications that focus on such vital topics as creating run-time generated graphics, database integration and design, and login authentication.
This book covers middle-tier programming with PHP. It features: Real world, practical experience and techniques; From installation and configuration of the PHP3 engine to advanced dynamic application design; Definitive coverage of core PHP language and database addressing (Oracle/Sybase/Informix/MySQL are all covered in depth); Practical e-commerce and business scripting including database application development, together with PHP and XML applications; LDAP, NDS and IP connectivity issues exhaustively addressed; and Using PHPLIB to construct flexible, robust and secure interactive sites.
Core PHP Programming is the first complete, practical guide to PHP 3.x for experienced Web developers. Discover how PHP borrows the best ideas from Java, Perl, and C to create a remarkably productive scripting environment. Then, with the guidance of a leading PHP developer, learn every technique you need to build fast and robust Web applications. Master PHP syntax; then, review every PHP function, including I/O, data, and math functions; time, date, configuration, image, and database functions. See PHP at work in sample code that demonstrates sorting, searching, parsing, and string evaluation. Finally, walk through three complete Web/database integration applications, learning essential techniques for building HTML tables from SQL queries; tracking site visitors; storing content in databases, and much more.