With PHP for the World Wide Web, Fourth Edition: Visual QuickStart Guide, readers can start from the beginning to get a tour of the programming language, or look up specific tasks to learn just what they need to know. This task-based visual reference guide uses step-by-step instructions and plenty of screenshots to teach beginning and intermediate users this popular open-source scripting language. Leading technology author Larry Ullman guides readers through the latest developments including use and awareness of HTML5 with PHP. Other addressed changes include removal of outdated functions and more efficient ways to tackle common needs. Both beginning users, who want a thorough introduction to the technology, and more intermediate users, who are looking for a convenient reference, will find what they need here--in straightforward language and through readily accessible examples.
This visual, task-based guide seeks to get users running with the basics of PHP. Topics covered include basic syntax, testing scripts, working with variables and creating Web applications. Sample scripts and projects are used throughout.
What is this book about? PHP is one of the most popular server-side scripting languages available. It's powerful and easy to learn. Combined with MySQL — a fast, cross-platform, and free open source database — it makes a very effective tool for developing database-driven websites. This book is all about developing PHP/MySQL websites with Macromedia Dreamweaver MX, the premier visual website design tool. It will show you how to use Dreamweaver MX to rapidly develop database-driven PHP web applications with the minimum of fuss. Throughout the book, we use a real-world example application, a hotel room booking system, to demonstrate just how quick and easy it is to build dynamic PHP sites with Dreamweaver MX. What does this book cover? Here are just a few of the things you'll find covered in this book: Overview of Dreamweaver MX, PHP, and MySQL Designing a site Using server behaviors to interact with the database Hand-coding and debugging in Dreamweaver Who is this book for? This book is for the web professional looking to develop database-driven PHP web applications using Macromedia Dreamweaver MX. Some knowledge of HTML and web design is assumed, but you don't need to know any PHP or MySQL.
PHP and MySQL Web Development, Fourth Edition The definitive guide to building database-drive Web applications with PHP and MySQL and MySQL are popular open-source technologies that are ideal for quickly developing database-driven Web applications. PHP is a powerful scripting language designed to enable developers to create highly featured Web applications quickly, and MySQL is a fast, reliable database that integrates well with PHP and is suited for dynamic Internet-based applications. PHP and MySQL Web Development shows how to use these tools together to produce effective, interactive Web applications. It clearly describes the basics of the PHP language, explains how to set up and work with a MySQL database, and then shows how to use PHP to interact with the database and the server. The fourth edition of PHP and MySQL Web Development has been thoroughly updated, revised, and expanded to cover developments in PHP 5 through version 5.3, such as namespaces and closures, as well as features introduced in MySQL 5.1. This is the eBook version of the title. To gain access to the contents on the CD bundled with the printed book, please register your product at informit.com/register
A Gentle Introduction to the Web's Most Popular Language
Author: David Sklar
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
If you want to get started with PHP, this book is essential. Author David Sklar (PHP Cookbook) guides you through aspects of the language you need to build dynamic server-side websites. By exploring features of PHP 5.x and the exciting enhancements in the latest release, PHP 7, you’ll learn how to work with web servers, browsers, databases, and web services. End-of-chapter exercises help you make the lessons stick. Whether you’re a hobbyist looking to build dynamic websites, a frontend developer ready to add server-side programs, or an experienced programmer who wants to get up to speed with this language, this gentle introduction also covers aspects of modern PHP, such as internationalization, using PHP from the command line, and package management. Learn how PHP interacts with browsers and servers Understand data types, variables, logic, looping, and other language basics Explore how to use arrays, functions, and objects Build and validate web forms Work with databases and session management Access APIs to interact with web services and other websites Jumpstart your project with popular PHP web application frameworks
PHP is a Open Source server-side scripting language used to create dynamic Web pages. This book provides an introduction to programming with PHP using real world examples and in-depth explanations of the commonly used features of PHP.
PHP - kurz & gut, der nützliche Klassiker im praktischen Taschenbuchformat, deckt in der dritten Auflage jetzt PHP 5 ab. Für die Neuauflage wurde die von Rasmus Lerdorf geschriebene Referenz von den PHP-Experten Garvin Hicking und Sebastian Bergmann überarbeitet, aktualisiert und noch einmal deutlich erweitert. Das Buch enthält eine knappe Einführung in Syntax und Struktur von PHP sowie eine Schnellreferenz für die gebräuchlichsten Funktionen von PHP 5. Im Referenzteil sind die PHP-Funktionen thematisch angeordnet und zusätzlich mit einem alphabetischen Index versehen worden, so dass Sie jetzt noch effektiver mit dem Bändchen arbeiten können. Kompakt, übersichtlich und auf den Punkt gebracht: PHP - kurz & gut bietet auch in der dritten Auflage den komprimierten Überblick über die beliebte Skriptsprache, den Sie von einem Band aus O'Reillys Taschenbibliothek erwarten.
Covers the latest major release of PHP, the most popular opensource Web scripting language, in the friendly, easy-to-understandFor Dummies style PHP is installed on nearly nine million servers, and usage hasgrown at the rate of 6.5 percent per month for the past twoyears PHP is easy to learn, well suited for Web development, and canbe embedded with HTML, making it a good choice for creating dynamicWeb pages for e-commerce sites and other Web applications; adatabase-friendly language, it connects easily to Sybase, MySQL,mSQL, Oracle, and other databases Explains how to acquire and install PHP, how PHP's featuresmake it a useful scripting language, and how to use PHP for threeof the most common applications: interactive Web sites, databasestorage, and common operating system tasks
Take your PHP programming skills to the next level, with this hands-on, example-rich tutorial! In Advanced PHP for Web Professionals, best-selling PHP author Christopher Cosentino brings together dozens of powerful new techniques for building serious Web applications. Learn how to manage sessions more effectively, create better forms, develop custom error handlers, build database-independent Web applications with PEAR::DB, parse XML files, authenticate users via database query, build cross-platform client apps with PHP-GTK, and much more!