This book is a fast paced tutorial to creating a website using Mambo. If you’ve never used Mambo, or even any web content management system before, then this book will walk you through each step in a friendly and accessible way. From installation, to initial set up and content entry and then on to customization for your own look and feel, this book will get you to a stable and working Mambo based web site fast. You don’t have to be an experienced web developer or designer to get a great looking site with a full set of functions using this book and Mambo. This book will guide you through every step.
This book is suitable for web developers, designers, webmasters, content editors and marketing professionals who want develop a fully featured web presence in a simple and straightforward process. It does not require any detailed knowledge of programming or web development, and any IT confident individual will be able to use the book to produce an impressive web site.
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.
Core PHP Programming, Second Edition is the #1 practical guide to PHP 4 for Web developers. Atkinson covers PHP syntax, the key building blocks of PHP scripts, and every PHP function, including I/O, data, and math functions, time, date, configuration, database, graphics, and network functions. He presents PHP at work in sample code that demonstrates sorting, searching, parsing, string evaluation, and more. You'll even find detailed, real-world insights into PHP 4 program design and debugging. Core PHP Programming delivers: Thorough, easy-to-understand coverage of PHP syntax and functions, Step-by-step guidance for PHP database integration, Design and optimization techniques for maximum performance and extensibility, Practical debugging solutions CD-ROM includes PHP 4 source code and Windows binaries plus all the code examples from the book.
This book provides you with everything you need to know about PHP, MySQL and how to create dynamic webpages. You don't need prior knowledge of programming. You learn by example from the many practical examples throughout the book. The accompanying CD-Rom includes apache, Netscape, PHP, and MySQL source code, plus all the scripts from the book. Topics covered: How to install and configure the Linux server; PHP--handling form processing, saving state, loops and arrays, strings and pattern matching, web server variables plus many other features; MySQL--connecting MySQL with PHP, Guest book application, Gotcha application, and Internal shopping cart application; How to secure Apache using authentication--web authentication, using PHP to control Access, using a database to store users and passwords, using htaccess files.
“Creating your MySQL Database” book takes a practical approach, implementing all theoretical concepts with examples. It is a fast-paced tutorial that focuses on critical decisions that you need to make every time you build MySQL databases. It is rich with tips and advice from an experienced practitioner.
“Creating your MySQL Database” is a short guide for everyone on how to structure your data and set-up your MySQL database tables efficiently and easily. This book has practical examples from initial ideas to final designs. This book doesn't set out to make you an expert in data analysis, but it does provide a quick and easy way to raise your game in this essential part of getting your application right.Anyone working with applications that use a MySQL database backend will benefit greatly from the advice and techniques in this book. Written by the creator of the popular phpMyAdmin tool, this book is a short but complete guide on how to design good data structures for MySQL.
A complete guide to every aspect of creating a variety of different websites using Drupal. A trove of well-considered and practical information is presented in a logical and intuitive manner so that you can either build up your site step by step by reading from cover to cover or, alternatively, focus on your specific needs by diving into each chapter as required.
This book will suit anyone who has a need to create a content rich website. Whether you are:
-Adding a personal web page -Building a forum -Writing a collaborative book -Retailing goods -Creating a blog -Launching a community Website This book will prove to be an indispensable companion. Both experts and beginners to computing alike will find the information contained herein to be accessible and easy to intuit.
This is a compact, example-rich guide designed to teach Web developers exactly what they need to know to achieve great results with PHP4. Endorsed by The World Organization of Webmasters, Essential PHP for Web Professionals offers no-nonsense, practical coverage built around real-world available from a companion Web site. From PHP installation through sophisticated site automation, this book delivers practical answers, usable code, and real solutions fast.
PHP is a versatile open source scripting language capable of turning a beautiful piece of Flash art into a useful, dynamic creation - bringing serious power to the design back-end. As an ingredient to a website, PHP can help a designer develop the functional potential of their work and set them above the growing multitude of motion graphics artists. Written with the advanced Flash designer in mind, this Foundation offers a thorough tutorial which will build the designer's PHP skills from nothing to the point where they are confidently able to use the language in conjunction with Flash - processing, storing and creating new data, or working as a bridge between the Flash movie and external data sources.
You've downloaded a new PHP program to install on your website, but it requires a MySQL database be setup, in order to run. Now what? That's what you're here to learn. And the fact is -- it's easy. This little ebook quickly guides you through the instructions needed to setup your MySQL database. Also included are instructions on how to use FTP, how to determine if your website supports PHP and MySQL, and a quick introduction to PHPMyAdmin.
This fast paced and practical tutorial is packed with examples of photo manipulations, logo creation, animations, and complete web projects. With this book up your sleeve, you'll be creating spellbinding images from code in no time.
Using this book, you can:
-Install the ImageMagick software on your own computer or a server
-Create exciting text effects and produce eye catching logos and headings -Create impressive image manipulations and animations on-the-fly from the command line or within your programs -Complete PHP-based sample applications show how to use ImageMagick to add pizzazz your web site
-Slice, dice, and filter your images turn simple photos into mind-bending designs and illusions -Write web applications such as an advanced e-card generator, and even create your own Packt book cover! -Generate ImageMagick scripts in MSL using the conjure utility
-Create thumbnails by converting file types, resizing, and cropping to consistent size, aspect ratio.