Beginning PHP and MySQL

From Novice to Professional

Authors: Gilmore, W Jason

  • Updated to cover PHP version 6, which is a major release of the PHP language
  • Essentially three books in one: readers get detailed introductions to both PHP 6 and MySQL 5
  • Covers crucial topics that readers need to know about, including forms management, templating, cookies and session-handling, web services, and security
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About this book

Beginning PHP and MySQL: From Novice to Professional, Third Edition offers a comprehensive introduction to two of the most prominent open-source technologies on the planet: the PHP scripting language and the MySQL database server. Updated to introduce the features found in MySQL's most significant release to date, readers will learn how to take advantage of the features of both technologies to build powerful, manageable, and stable web applications.

Essentially three books in one, readers will not only profit from extensive introductions to the core features of each technology, but also learn how to effectively integrate the two in order to build robust data-driven applications. Packed with practical examples and insight into the real-world challenges faced by developers based on author W. Jason Gilmore's seven years of expertise working with these technologies, readers will repeatedly return to this book as both a valuable instructional tool and reference guide.

About the authors

W. Jason Gilmore is a web developer and business consultant with more than 15 years of experience helping companies large and small build amazing software solutions. He has been teaching developers from around the world about web development for over a decade, having written six books, including the bestselling Beginning PHP and MySQL, Fourth Edition and Easy PHP Websites with the Zend Framework, Second Edition .Over the years Jason has been published more than 300 times within popular publications such as Developer.com, PHPBuilder.com, JSMag, and Linux Magazine, and instructed hundreds of students in the United States and Europe. He s recently led the successful development and deployment of a 10,000+ product e-commerce project, and is currently working on a variety of new e-commerce initiatives. Jason is cofounder of the wildly popular CodeMash Conference, the largest multi-day developer event in the Midwest.

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"A comprehensive introduction to … the scripting language PHP and the MySQL database server. This book will not only expose … core aspects of both technologies, but will provide valuable insight into how they are used in unison to create dynamic data-driven Web applications." (it-expert, Issue no. 48, 2004)


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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Beginning PHP and MySQL
Book Subtitle
From Novice to Professional
Authors
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Apress
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-0299-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-0299-8
Edition Number
3
Number of Pages
XXXIV, 1080
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