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Beginning PHP and MySQL 5 from Novice to Professional 2d Edition

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Beginning PHP 5 and MySQL 5: From Novice to Professional, Second Edition, offers a comprehensive guide to two of the most prominent open source technologies on the planet: the PHP scripting language and the MySQL database server. Updated to introduce the features found in MySQL 5, which is MySQL's most significant release to date, this second edition shows readers how to take advantage of both technologies to build powerful, manageable, and stable web applications. Essentially three books in one, the second edition includes comprehensive discussions about PHP 5, MySQL 5, and demonstrates how these two popular open source technologies work together to create powerful websites. The book is packed with practical examples and insight into the real-world challenges faced by developers. Based on the author's seven years experience working with these technologies, readers will repeatedly return to this book as a valuable instructional tool and reference guide.

Synopsis:

"Beginning PHP and MySQL 5: From Novice to Professional, Second Edition" offers comprehensive information about two of the most prominent open source technologies on the planet: the PHP scripting language and the MySQL database server.

Essentially three books in one, this second edition covers PHP 5, MySQL 5, and how these two popular open source technologies work together to create powerful websites. The book is packed with practical examples and insight into real-world challenges. It is based on the author's 7 years of experience working with these technologies. You will repeatedly refer to this book as a valuable instructional tool and reference guide.

Synopsis:

Written for the budding web developer searching for a powerful, low-cost solution for building flexible, dynamic web sites.Essentially three books in one: provides thorough introductions to the PHP language and the MySQL database, and shows you how these two technologies can be effectively integrated to build powerful websites.Provides over 500 code examples, including real-world tasks such as creating an auto-login feature, sending HTML-formatted e-mail, testing password guessability, and uploading files via a web interface.Updated for MySQL 5, includes new chapters introducing triggers, stored procedures, and views.From the Back Cover

Interested in becoming a master of the PHP language and MySQL database but don't know where to begin? This best-selling book ranks among the most thorough and practical guides in print, covering all of the key concepts and features, and showing you how to effectively integrate PHP and MySQL to build powerful web sites.

The book begins with a vast overview of PHP's capabilities, starting with a survey of the installation and configuration process on both the Windows and Linux platforms. Next, several chapters are devoted to basic PHP concepts, including variables, datatypes, arrays, functions, string manipulation, and processing user input. Other key PHP topics are also covered, including PEAR, session handling, LDAP integration, the Smarty templating engine, Web services, and PDO.

Next up is a presentation of MySQL's key features. You're first guided through MySQL's installation and configuration process, and are presented with an introduction to its storage engines, datatypes, administration utilities, security features, and data import/export facilities. New MySQL 5AAA1/2specific chapters have been added in this edition, covering triggers, stored procedures, and views. Along the way, you'll gain insight into PHP's assortment of MySQL functions (using both the mysql and mysqli extensions), and learn how to create and execute queries, perform searches, and carry out key database tasks from within your Web application.What You Will Learn from This BookInstall and configure Apache, PHP, and MySQL on both Windows and Linux. Accept and process information submitted via HTML forms.Authenticate users and track user preferences and data using PHP's session-handling capabilities.Process web-based file uploads using the HTTP_Upload PEAR package.Create your own RSS aggregator using Magpie, and process XML files in amazingly efficient fashion using SimpleXML.Use both command-line and graphical MySQL clients to effectively manage your data.Secure the MySQL server, creating roles and restricting access even at very granular levels.Effectively integrate PHP and MySQL to create dynamic, data-driven web applications.

Synopsis:

Written for the budding web developer searching for a powerful, low-cost solution for building flexible, dynamic web sites. Essentially three books in one: provides thorough introductions to the PHP language and the MySQL database, and shows you how these two technologies can be effectively integrated to build powerful websites. Provides over 500 code examples, including real-world tasks such as creating an auto-login feature, sending HTML-formatted e-mail, testing password guessability, and uploading files via a web interface. Updated for MySQL 5, includes new chapters introducing triggers, stored procedures, and views.

Table of Contents

An Introduction to PHP.- Installing and Configuring PHP.- PHP Basics.- Functions.- Arrays.- Object-Oriented PHP.- Advanced OOP Features.- Error and Exception Handling.- Strings and Regular Expressions.- Working with the File and Operating System.- PEAR.- Forms and Navigational Cues.- Authentication.- Handling File Uploads.- Networking with PHP.- PHP and LDAP.- Session Handlers.- Templating with Smarty.- Web Services.- Secure PHP Programming.- SQLite.- Introducing MySQL.- Installing and Configuring MySQL.- MySQL Administration.- The Many MySQL Clients.- MySQL Table Structures and Datatypes.- Securing MySQL.- PHP's mysql Library.- PHP's mysqli Library.- Stored Procedures.- Triggers.- Views.- Practical Database Queries.- Indexes and Searching.- Transactions.- Importing and Exporting Data.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781590595527
Publisher:
Apress
Subject:
Internet - General
Author:
Gilmore, W. Jason
Subject:
Programming - General
Subject:
Internet programming
Subject:
Sql (computer program language)
Subject:
Programming Languages - CGI, Javascript, Perl, VBScript
Subject:
Programming Languages - JavaScript
Subject:
PHP (Computer program language)
Subject:
Computer Languages-CGI
Edition Number:
2
Series:
Beginning: From Novice to Professional
Publication Date:
20051031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
913
Dimensions:
9.28x7.04x1.83 in. 3.19 lbs.

Related Subjects

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Computers and Internet » Computer Languages » PHP
Computers and Internet » Internet » General
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Computers and Internet » Internet » Web Publishing
Computers and Internet » Software Engineering » Programming and Languages

Beginning PHP and MySQL 5 from Novice to Professional 2d Edition
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Product details 913 pages Apress - English 9781590595527 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "Beginning PHP and MySQL 5: From Novice to Professional, Second Edition" offers comprehensive information about two of the most prominent open source technologies on the planet: the PHP scripting language and the MySQL database server.

Essentially three books in one, this second edition covers PHP 5, MySQL 5, and how these two popular open source technologies work together to create powerful websites. The book is packed with practical examples and insight into real-world challenges. It is based on the author's 7 years of experience working with these technologies. You will repeatedly refer to this book as a valuable instructional tool and reference guide.

"Synopsis" by , Written for the budding web developer searching for a powerful, low-cost solution for building flexible, dynamic web sites.Essentially three books in one: provides thorough introductions to the PHP language and the MySQL database, and shows you how these two technologies can be effectively integrated to build powerful websites.Provides over 500 code examples, including real-world tasks such as creating an auto-login feature, sending HTML-formatted e-mail, testing password guessability, and uploading files via a web interface.Updated for MySQL 5, includes new chapters introducing triggers, stored procedures, and views.From the Back Cover

Interested in becoming a master of the PHP language and MySQL database but don't know where to begin? This best-selling book ranks among the most thorough and practical guides in print, covering all of the key concepts and features, and showing you how to effectively integrate PHP and MySQL to build powerful web sites.

The book begins with a vast overview of PHP's capabilities, starting with a survey of the installation and configuration process on both the Windows and Linux platforms. Next, several chapters are devoted to basic PHP concepts, including variables, datatypes, arrays, functions, string manipulation, and processing user input. Other key PHP topics are also covered, including PEAR, session handling, LDAP integration, the Smarty templating engine, Web services, and PDO.

Next up is a presentation of MySQL's key features. You're first guided through MySQL's installation and configuration process, and are presented with an introduction to its storage engines, datatypes, administration utilities, security features, and data import/export facilities. New MySQL 5AAA1/2specific chapters have been added in this edition, covering triggers, stored procedures, and views. Along the way, you'll gain insight into PHP's assortment of MySQL functions (using both the mysql and mysqli extensions), and learn how to create and execute queries, perform searches, and carry out key database tasks from within your Web application.What You Will Learn from This BookInstall and configure Apache, PHP, and MySQL on both Windows and Linux. Accept and process information submitted via HTML forms.Authenticate users and track user preferences and data using PHP's session-handling capabilities.Process web-based file uploads using the HTTP_Upload PEAR package.Create your own RSS aggregator using Magpie, and process XML files in amazingly efficient fashion using SimpleXML.Use both command-line and graphical MySQL clients to effectively manage your data.Secure the MySQL server, creating roles and restricting access even at very granular levels.Effectively integrate PHP and MySQL to create dynamic, data-driven web applications.

"Synopsis" by , Written for the budding web developer searching for a powerful, low-cost solution for building flexible, dynamic web sites. Essentially three books in one: provides thorough introductions to the PHP language and the MySQL database, and shows you how these two technologies can be effectively integrated to build powerful websites. Provides over 500 code examples, including real-world tasks such as creating an auto-login feature, sending HTML-formatted e-mail, testing password guessability, and uploading files via a web interface. Updated for MySQL 5, includes new chapters introducing triggers, stored procedures, and views.
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