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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This book puts together information on installing, setting up, and troubleshooting each of the technologies (Apache, MySQL, PHP3, and IMP) into one complete volume. You also learn how each piece is part of a whole by learning, step-by-step, how to create a web-based e-mail system. Learn to run the Linux equivalent of Active Server Pages (ASP) using PHP3, set up an e-commerce site using a database and the Apache web server, and create a data entry system (such as sales, product quality tracking, customer preferences, etc) that requires no installation in the PC. This book integrates the technologies of MySQL, Apache, PHP3, and IMP into one cohesive source for developing and implementing Internet databases and email servers. Learn how to create secure Web-based email services with inexpensive open source tools (similar to Hotmail or Netscape Webmail) "from scratch" while you are taught the technologies. This book shows how MySQL, PHP, Apache, and IMP work together.
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.
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.
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.