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PHP for the Web: Visual QuickStart Guide (Visual QuickStart Guides)


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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 Other addressed changes include removal of outdated functions and more efficient ways to tackle common needs.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.

Book News Annotation:

Intended for beginning web programmers, this guide to getting started with PHP provides practical information on core features and uses of this popular server-side scripting language. Topics discussed include variables, HTML and PHP integration, numbers and strings, control structures, arrays, web application development, cookies and sessions, functions, files and directories, and database integration. Chapters include numerous illustrations, screenshots and code examples, and access to additional online resources is provided. This forth edition is updated to reflect changes in the PHP standards including the deprecation of regular expressions and other features. Ullman is an experienced web developer and trainer. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Getting Started with PHP

Chapter 2 Variables

Chapter 3 HTML Forms and PHP

Chapter 4 Using Numbers

Chapter 5 Using Strings

Chapter 6 Control Structures

Chapter 7 Using Arrays

Chapter 8 Creating Web Applications

Chapter 9 Cookies and Sessions

Chapter 10 Creating Functions

Chapter 11 Files and Directories

Chapter 12 Intro to Databases

Chapter 13 Putting It All Together

Appendix A Installation and Configuration

Appendix B Resources and Next Steps


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Ullman, Larry
Peachpit Press
Programming Languages - General
Software Engineering - Programming and Languages
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Visual QuickStart Guide
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