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Php for the World Wide Web Visual Qu 2ND Editionby Larry Ullman
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With PHP for the World Wide Web, Third 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 new features in PHP 6, focusing primarily on improved support for handling any language in a Web site. Other addressed changes include removal of outdated and insecure features, plus new functions and more efficient ways to tackle common needs.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 thorough readily accessible examples.
Need to learn PHP fast? Try a Visual QuickStart!
This best-selling reference’s visual format and step-by-step, task-based instructions will have you up and running with the PHP scripting language in no time! In this completely updated edition of our best-selling guide PHP for the World Wide Web: Visual QuickStart Guide, leading Web scripting expert Larry Ullman uses crystal-clear instructions and friendly prose to introduce you to everything that’s new in PHP. Filled with step-by-step, task-based instructions and loads of visual aids, this book explains how to learn the ins and outs of this important and popular scripting language. Along the way, you'll find extensive coverage of all the language’s new features: including a complete rewrite of date handling code, with improved time-zone support, important security fixes, and over 30 new functions in various extensions and built-in functionality.
About the Author
PHP expert Larry Ullman has written several best-selling books on the topic, including the previous edition of this guide. In addition, he serves as the Director of Digital Media Technology at DMC Insights and teaches numerous classes on PHP.
Table of Contents
1. Getting Started with PHP.
3. HTML Forms and PHP.
4. Using Numbers.
5. Using Strings.
6. Control Structures.
7. Using Arrays.
8. Creating Web Applications.
9. Cookies and Sessions.
10. Creating Functions.
11. Files and Directories.
12. Intro to Databases.
13. Regular Expressions.
Appendix A. Installation and Configuration.
Appendix B. Resources.
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