Synopses & Reviews
This book gets you off to a fast start by showing you how to develop, test, and debug basic PHP applications that get data from MySQL databases in Section 1. Then, Section 2 takes you deep into PHP by covering the skills you'll use every day in professional applications, like how to work with form data, dates, arrays, sessions, cookies, functions, objects, regular expressions, and exceptions. Likewise, Section 3 dives into MySQL, teaching you how to design and create a database, as well as how to access and maintain database data like a pro. Finally, Section 4 teaches you advanced skills like how to secure web pages, send email, upload files, process images, and access content from other web sites. 16 sample applications along with chapter exercises provide training support throughout.