This practical design and management book is devoted to examining object-oriented programming in PHP 5, the latest and most powerful version of PHP. Using a wide variety of pattern examples, this insightful text explores the principles underlying design patterns, focusing largely on those patterns collected by the "Gang of Four."
While Joomla! is relatively easy to install, a fair amount of knowledge is required in order to configure the application to your specific needs. Foundation Joomla! is an entry developer and user's guide that gets you started with this popular content management system in little or no time.
This book covers everything you need to build Drupal-powered web sites quickly. It explains in simple terms how Drupal works, and it provides concepts, tips, and code snippets for every step of the development process. A 200-plus page reference manual and cookbook is included.
Expert PHP and MySQL takes you beyond learning syntax to showing you how to apply proven software development methods to building commerce-grade PHP and MySQL projects that will stand the test of time and reliably deliver on customer needs.
This book is an essential guide to some of the best free add-ons to PHP. These add-ons, or tools, provide invaluable functionality for improving your PHP web applications, including accessing databases, generating robust Web forms, using page templating systems, creating and parsing XML documents, authenticating users, and much more.
In Beginning PHP and PostgreSQL E-Commerce: From Novice to Professional, noted authors Cristian Darie, Emilian Balanescu, and Mihai Bucica show you how to take advantage of this powerful duo to build an e-commerce web site, guiding you step-by-step through the process of designing and developing the project.