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Beginning PHP and MySQL E-Commerce

From Novice to Professional

Authors: Darie, Cristian, Balanescu, Emilian

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  • Fully updated new edition is a step-by-step guide to creating e-commerce websites
  • New material reflects the latest trends in web development, including Ajax integration and catalog expansion through Amazon's Web services, making it an up-to-the-minute resource in this rapidly changing field of commerce
  • Based on a real-world project involving an online t-shirt venture, it provides readers with access to an actual online implementation
  • The authors provide readers with a variety of alternative implementation solutions. You are shown how to accept payments from both PayPal and credit cards
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  • ISBN 978-1-4302-0291-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
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Softcover $46.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-59059-864-1
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About this book

Beginning PHP and MySQL E-Commerce: From Novice to Professional, Second Edition covers every step of the design and building process involved in creating powerful, extendable e–commerce web sites. Based around a real–world example involving a web site selling t–shirts, you'll learn how to create and manage a product catalog, build and integrate a shopping cart, and process customer accounts and PayPal/credit card transactions.

With the e–commerce framework in place, authors Emilian Balanescu and Cristian Darie show you how to integrate advanced features sure to set your web site apart from the competition. You'll learn how to expand your catalog using Amazon Web Services, optimize the web site for the search engines, and take advantage of Ajax to build an even more user–friendly shopping cart.

Other highlights:

  • The authors show you how to build a complex, extendable e–commerce web site using sound development practices
  • This second edition has been updated to take advantage of a more flexible templating system, and new chapters cover Ajax integration and search engine optimization
  • The text goes beyond basic product and customer management, showing you how to integrate product reviews, process payments using both credit cards and PayPal, and expand your web site catalog using third–party services such as Amazons affiliate program

About the authors

Cristian Darie is a software engineer with experience in a wide range of modern technologies. He is the author of numerous books, including his popular ASP.NET C# e-commerce tutorial, his Ajax and PHP tutorial, and his search engine optimization tutorial for PHP developers. Cristian studied distributed application architectures for his Ph.D, and is getting involved with various commercial and research projects. When not planning to buy Google, he enjoys his bit of social life. If you want to say "Hi," you can reach Cristian through his personal website, www.CristianDarie.ro.

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Buy this book

eBook $34.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-0291-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $46.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-59059-864-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Beginning PHP and MySQL E-Commerce
Book Subtitle
From Novice to Professional
Authors
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Cristian Darie and Emilian Balanescu
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-0291-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-0291-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-59059-864-1
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XXVIII, 707
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