Synopses & Reviews
PHP is an open-source, HTML-embedded scripting language that allows you to handle tasks such as processing form input and working with databases directly in your HTML pages, rather than through CGI scripts.The PHP Pocket Reference is both a handy introduction to PHP syntax and structure and a quick reference to the vast array of functions provided by PHP. This small book acts as a perfect tutorial for learning the basics of developing Web applications with PHP.
Written by the founder of the PHP project, this guide acts as both a tutorialfor learning the basics of the scripting language and a reference to the vastarray of functions provided by PHP.
About the Author
started the PHP Project back in 1995 and has been actively involved in PHP development ever since. Also involved in a number of other Open Source projects, Rasmus is a longtime Apache contributor and foundation member. He is the author of the first edition of the PHP Pocket Reference, and the co-author of Programming PHP.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: PHP Pocket Reference; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Installation and Configuration; 1.3 Embedding PHP in HTML; 1.4 Language Syntax; 1.5 Variables; 1.6 Data Types; 1.7 Expressions; 1.8 Operators; 1.9 Control Structures; 1.10 Functions; 1.11 Web-Related Variables; 1.12 Examples; 1.13 Function Reference; 1.14 Array Functions; 1.15 Configuration and Logging Functions; 1.16 Database Functions; 1.17 Date/Time Functions; 1.18 Directory Functions; 1.19 File Functions; 1.20 Graphics Functions; 1.21 HTTP Functions; 1.22 IMAP Functions; 1.23 LDAP Functions; 1.24 Math Functions; 1.25 MCAL Functions; 1.26 Mcrypt Functions; 1.27 Mhash Functions; 1.28 Networking Functions; 1.29 PDF Functions; 1.30 POSIX Functions; 1.31 String Functions; 1.32 Variable Manipulation Functions; 1.33 XML Functions; 1.34 Miscellaneous Functions;