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 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.
Consisting of 24 one-hour lessons, Sams Teach Yourself PHP4 in 24 Hours is divided into five sections that guide you through the language from the basics to the advanced functions. The first section of the book teaches the fundamentals of PHP. Building upon what has been taught in the first section, sections two through four show you how to apply that knowledge in order to interact with the user by creating and managing forms, cookies and authentication. It also teaches how to access databases and how to integrate system components, e-mail, LDAP, network sockets and much more. The final section of the book covers advanced functionality including how to debug and optimize scripts, maintain script security, and extend PHP with API.
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.
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.
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.