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This updated edition teaches everything you need to know to create effective web applications with the latest features in PHP 5.x. Youll start with the big picture and then dive into language syntax, programming techniques, and other details, using examples that illustrate both correct usage and common idioms.

If you have a working knowledge of HTML, the authors many style tips and practical programming advice will help you become a top-notch PHP programmer.

  • Get an overview of whats possible with PHP programs
  • Learn language fundamentals, including data types, variables, operators, and flow control statements
  • Understand functions, strings, arrays, and objects
  • Apply common web application techniques, such as form processing, data validation, session tracking, and cookies
  • Interact with relational databases like MySQL or NoSQL databases such as MongoDB
  • Generate dynamic images, create PDF files, and parse XML files
  • Learn secure scripts, error handling, performance tuning, and other advanced topics
  • Get a quick reference to PHP core functions and standard extensions

About the Author

Kevin Tatroe has been a Macintosh and Unix programmer for ten years. He is an experienced PHP developer, knowledgeable in the changes coming with PHP 5. He is also co-author of the first edition of Programming PHP.

Rasmus Lerdorf started the PHP Project back in 1995 and has been actively involved in PHP development ever since. Also involved in a number of other open source projects, Rasmus is a longtime Apache contributor and foundation member. He is the author of the first edition of the PHP Pocket Reference, and the co-author of the first edition of Programming PHP.

Table of Contents

ForewordPrefaceChapter 1: Introduction to PHPChapter 2: Language BasicsChapter 3: FunctionsChapter 4: StringsChapter 5: ArraysChapter 6: ObjectsChapter 7: Web TechniquesChapter 8: DatabasesChapter 9: GraphicsChapter 10: PDFChapter 11: XMLChapter 12: SecurityChapter 13: Application TechniquesChapter 14: PHP on Disparate PlatformsChapter 15: Web ServicesChapter 16: Debugging PHPChapter 17: Dates and TimesFunction ReferenceColophon

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Tatroe, Kevin
O'Reilly Media
MacIntyre, Peter
Lerdorf, Rasmus
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