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Learning PHP 5


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ISBN13: 9780596005603
ISBN10: 0596005601
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PHP has gained a following among non-technical web designers who need to add interactive aspects to their sites. Offering a gentle learning curve, PHP is an accessible yet powerful language for creating dynamic web pages. As its popularity has grown, PHP's basic feature set has become increasingly more sophisticated. Now PHP 5 boasts advanced features--such as new object-oriented capabilities and support for XML and Web Services--that will please even the most experienced web professionals while still remaining user-friendly enough for those with a lower tolerance for technical jargon.If you've wanted to try your hand at PHP but haven't known where to start, then Learning PHP 5 is the book you need. If you've wanted to try your hand at PHP but haven't known where to start, then Learning PHP 5 is the book you need. With attention to both PHP 4 and the new PHP version 5, it provides everything from a explanation of how PHP works with your web server and web browser to the ins and outs of working with databases and HTML forms. Written by the co-author of the popular PHP Cookbook, this book is for intelligent (but not necessarily highly-technical) readers. Learning PHP 5 guides you through every aspect of the language you'll need to master for professional web programming results. This book provides a hands-on learning experience complete with exercises to make sure the lessons stick.Learning PHP 5 covers the following topics, and more:

  • How PHP works with your web browser and web server
  • PHP language basics, including data, variables, logic and looping
  • Working with arrays and functions
  • Making web forms
  • Working with databases like MySQL
  • Remembering users with sessions
  • Parsing and generating XML
  • Debugging
Written by David Sklar, coauthor of the PHP Cookbook and an instructor in PHP, this book offers the ideal classroom learning experience whether you're in a classroom or on your own. From learning how to install PHP to designing database-backed web applications, Learning PHP 5 will guide you through every aspect of the language you'll need to master to achieve professional web programming results.


A Pain-Free Introduction to Building Interactive Web Sites

About the Author

is an independent software development and strategic technology consultant. He was a co-founder and the Chief Technology Officer of Student.Com and TVGrid.Com. At both companies, David oversaw the architecture and development of varied systems to deliver personalized dynamic content to users around the world. After discovering PHP as a solution to his web programming needs in 1996, he created the PX (http://px.sklar.com/), which enables PHP users to exchange programs. Since then, he has continued to rely on PHP for personal and professional projects. When away from the computer, David eats mini-donuts, plays records, and likes to cook. He lives in New York City and has a degree in Computer Science from Yale University.

Table of Contents

DedicationPrefaceChapter 1: Orientation and First StepsChapter 2: Working with Text and NumbersChapter 3: Making Decisions and Repeating YourselfChapter 4: Working with ArraysChapter 5: FunctionsChapter 6: Making Web FormsChapter 7: Storing Information with DatabasesChapter 8: Remembering Users with Cookies and SessionsChapter 9: Handling Dates and TimesChapter 10: Working with FilesChapter 11: Parsing and Generating XMLChapter 12: DebuggingChapter 13: What Else Can You Do with PHP?Appendix A: Installing and Configuring the PHP InterpreterAppendix B: Regular Expression BasicsAppendix C: Answers To ExercisesColophon

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zahidnaveed, November 6, 2007 (view all comments by zahidnaveed)
this is very good site for helping the people and cooperate to extend the knoldge of programming in PHP
and i m of 25 years old
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Sklar, David
O'Reilly Media
Programming - General
Internet - Web Site Design
Web - Page Design
Internet programming
PHP (Computer program language)
Internet - General
ColdFusion;JavaScript;MYSQL;MySQL;PEAR;PHP;PHP 5;Perl;dynamic web sites;web design;web programming
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