PHP4/MySQL Database Applications demonstrates web-application development by presenting seven real, ready-to-use examples starting with a simple guess book and ending with a fully-functional e-commerce site with a shopping cart. Inexperienced users will learn the essentials of working with PHP4 and MySQL so they can start building and customizing database applications for the web right away.
So you want to create dynamic database-driven Web pages? This authoritative reference is packed with case studies to lead you successfully through the latest version of this server-side HTML-embedded language. Whether you're an HTML designer, a C coder, or a Web programmer using ASP, JSP, Perl, or ColdFusion, you'll get the most out of this open source alternative using this reliable guide. Inside you'll find how-to's on everything from getting started to modifying freely-available scripts -- so you won't have to write from scratch. Topics covered: Get up to speed on relational database design, Connect Web pages to backend databases, Build complete user experiences with session-tracking, Use PHP for object-oriented programming, Connect your PHP code directly to e-mail programs, Secure your Web site against attacks, Employ cookies and redirection, and Avoid common bugs and development stumbling blocks.
PHP and MySQL Web Development teaches the reader to develop dynamic, secure e-commerce Web sites and Web applications. The book shows how to integrate and implement these technologies by following real-world examples and working sample projects. It also covers the related technologies needed to build a commercial Web site such as SSL, shopping carts, and payment systems. The CD includes a Linux distribution, MySQL, PHP4 and utilities for the projects and code listings. Topics covered: The MySQL database server (for both Unix and Windows), Accessing MySQL databases through PHP scripting (the letters don't really stand for anything), Database creation and modification, PHP tricks in order of increasing complexity--everything from basic SQL queries to secure transactions for commerce, Authentication, Network connectivity, Session management, and Content customization.
Written for beginners in PHP, this visual, task-based guide gets users up and running with the basics of PHP, starting with basic syntax, testing scripts, working with variables, creating Web applications, and more. Throughout the book, sample scripts and projects show the reader just what they need to know, and a companion Web site offers every script available for downloading.
All-in-one--A nuts-and-bolts programming toolkit for anyone building dynamic web applications in the Unix environment. It gathers together the most comprehensive set of tools and shareware utilities on the CD, and packages them with a comprehensive tips and techniques reference book. Complete CD-ROM--Includes all the documentation to support the products, all the code in the book, PHP extension modules, sample applications and a C compiler used to compile PHP code. CD includes: Red Hat Linux 5.x operating system; MySQL database engine; PHP programming language; code listings and sample applications; comprehensive resource list; all software documentation.
A comprehensive guide to how to use PHP alongside the wireless Web's standard languages, namely WML and WMLScript, to create truly dynamic and powerful wireless applications. This book is derived from the author's years of experience in both wireless development and PHP programming, showing the reader how to make the most of both technologies to create truly dynamic, scaleable wireless applications. PHP programmers will find the opportunity to use what they already know to create wireless applications, using concise, applicable examples that encourage readers to adapt the information discussed within the book to their own projects.
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.
The PHP Black Book is a complete and indispensable reference to the PHP open source scripting language version 4. Embedded in HTML documents, PHP scripts create active server pages. This cross-platform book covers the language syntax, standard library, and integration with various databases including open source databases such as PostreSQL and MySQL. Explores issues such as internationalization, XML integration, and LDAP.
If you're a programmer looking for the most effective uses of PHP, this book will provide you with: A clear guide to common function usage and pitfalls; Easy to find, detailed information on the most important PHP functions; Practical examples of each function's use; Overview's that discuss how and why to use a particular group of functions; Practical, complete documentation on powerful but obscure functions such as pack and unpack. The web site for PHP Functions Essential Reference contains materials to support and expand on the book. Over 700 additional function writeups are available, along with updates, errata, and a few surprises.
Design and write effective solutions for any Web-based project with help from this thorough resource on PHP--the server-side, cross-platform, HTML-embedded scripting language. Learn to develop a variety of useful solutions, from network management and Web development, to database and system administration. Each chapter of Instant PHP 4 features projects and examples crafted to illustrate a broad span of topics and design considerations--plus in-depth instruction on all phases of development necessary to complete the projects. Increase your knowledge of PHP with the comprehensive explanations and precooked applications and solutions in this robust technical resource. The CD-ROM includes ready-to-use Web development solutions, and all source code used throughout the book.