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PHP Programming with MySQL, by Don Gosselin is the first true academic textbook in the market to combine PHP with MySQL. This book covers one of the fastest growing technology combinations for developing interactive Web sites. With growth attributed to its open-source nature and usability amongst non-programmers, this text is accessible to users with little programming or database experience, and suits personal Web development projects, as well as small to medium business Web development needs.
This book covers the basics of PHP and MySQL along with introductions to advanced topics including object-oriented programming and how to build Web sites that incorporate authentication and security. After you complete this course, you will be able to use PHP and MySQL to build professional quality, database-driven Web sites.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to Web Development Chapter 2: Getting Started with PHP Chapter 3: Working with Data Types and Operators Chapter 4: Functions and Control Structures Chapter 5: Manipulating Strings Chapter 6: Working with Files and Directories Chapter 7: Manipulating Arrays Chapter 8: Working with Databases and MySQL Chapter 9: Manipulating MySQL Databases with PHP Chapter 10: Managing State Information Chapter 11: Developing Object-Oriented PHP Chapter 12: Error Handling and Debugging Appendix A: Working with Regular Expressions Appendix B: Formatting Strings Appendix C: Processing XML Appendix D: Secure Coding with PHP