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- Learn the fundamentals of PHP programming- no toy code here - Buid dynamic, database-drive Web sites - Lot of ready-to-use code for incorporation into your own Web site In the fast-paced environment of Web development, developers are always looking for that special edge that can put them ahead of the competition. In recent years, PHP has stepped up to the forefront as the tool of choice for those wishing to build faster, robust and more scalable Web applications at a fraction of the cost of alternative technologies. W.J. Gilmore's A Programmer's Introduction to PHP 4.0 is a comprehensive guide to this latest versions of this popular open-source scripting language and the many roles it can play in web application development. A Programmer's Introduction to PHP 4.0 addresses experienced programmers and Web developers--no matter what language they are familiar with. The book begins with a rapid introduction to PHP's syntax and basic functionality, allowing readers to easily gain a general understanding of the language. The book then moves onto advanced issues like PHP's role in database manipulation, sessions and user-interactivity. The book also examines how PHP can work with XML, Javascript and the Component Object Model (COM). Gilmore fills the book with practical examples in addition to several projects that can be immediately incorporated into any Web site. A Programmer's Introduction to PHP 4.0 shows how to make the most of PHP's mighty capabilities and is invaluable to professional Web developers, regardless of their current level of PHP knowledge. About the Author W.J. Gilmore - W.J. Gilmore holds a B.S. in Computer Information Science from The Ohio State University. Prior to joining Apress full-time, he was employed as an consultant, developer and technical writer for various organizations around the globe. He has also held positions as a Network Technician for The Ohio State Fisher College of Business and at an Internet Service Provider based out of Rome, Italy. W.J. is frequently published in a number of the Web's most popular Open Source related Websites, including Devshed, O'Reillynet, and Webreview.

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No matter what language you are familiar with, this book will benefit you. Beginning with a rapid introduction to PHP's syntax and basic functionality, you will swiftly understand PHP. The book then steers you toward advanced issues, like PHP's role in database manipulation, sessions, and user interactivity.

Author W. J. Gilmore also examines how PHP can work with XML, JavaScript, and the Component Object Model (COM). He loads the book with practical examples and several projects that can be immediately incorporated on any website. The invaluable A Programmer's Introduction to PHP 4.0 shows you how to make the most of PHP's powerful capabilities, regardless of your current scope of PHP knowledge.

Synopsis:

In recent years, PHP has stepped to the forefront as the language of choice for programmers who wish to build faster, robust, and scalable web applications at a fraction of the cost of alternative technologies. W.J. Gilmore's "A programmer's Introduction to PHP 4.0" quickly brings programmers up to speed regarding PHP's implementation and its practical applications. Gilmore primes the readers on the basic and advanced syntax of the language, and then introduces many PHP 4.0's most popular aspects, including database integration, XML, cookies and session tracking, Java and COM integration, & more.About the

Table of Contents

The Basics.- Introduction to PHP.- Variables and Data Types.- Expressions.- Operators and Control Structures.- Functions.- Arrays.- Object Oriented PHP.- Advanced OOP.- File I/O.- Regular Expressions.- Web Application Development.- URL Manipulation.- Forms.- Databasing.- Templates.- Session Tracking and User Personalization.- Advanced Web Development.- Wireless PHP.- Advanced PHP.- XML.- Java and COM Integration.- Security Issues.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781893115859
Author:
Gilmore, W. J.
Publisher:
Apress
Location:
Berkeley, CA
Subject:
Programming Languages - General
Subject:
Programming - General
Subject:
Web sites
Subject:
PHP
Subject:
Software Engineering - Programming and Languages
Edition Description:
New
Series:
Books for professionals by professionals
Series Volume:
no. 9768
Publication Date:
20010131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
453
Dimensions:
9.26x7.42x1.19 in. 2.04 lbs.

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Computer Languages » PHP
Computers and Internet » Internet » Servers
Computers and Internet » Networking » General
Computers and Internet » Software Engineering » Programming and Languages

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Product details 453 pages Apress - English 9781893115859 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , No matter what language you are familiar with, this book will benefit you. Beginning with a rapid introduction to PHP's syntax and basic functionality, you will swiftly understand PHP. The book then steers you toward advanced issues, like PHP's role in database manipulation, sessions, and user interactivity.

Author W. J. Gilmore also examines how PHP can work with XML, JavaScript, and the Component Object Model (COM). He loads the book with practical examples and several projects that can be immediately incorporated on any website. The invaluable A Programmer's Introduction to PHP 4.0 shows you how to make the most of PHP's powerful capabilities, regardless of your current scope of PHP knowledge.

"Synopsis" by , In recent years, PHP has stepped to the forefront as the language of choice for programmers who wish to build faster, robust, and scalable web applications at a fraction of the cost of alternative technologies. W.J. Gilmore's "A programmer's Introduction to PHP 4.0" quickly brings programmers up to speed regarding PHP's implementation and its practical applications. Gilmore primes the readers on the basic and advanced syntax of the language, and then introduces many PHP 4.0's most popular aspects, including database integration, XML, cookies and session tracking, Java and COM integration, & more.About the
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