This unique tutorial defines a good methodology for creating a website by identifying problems, surmising solutions to those problems, and then implementing those solutions using modern development practices and a specific set of technologies: the Apache web server, the MySQL database system, and the PHP scripting language.
Get started in web development using PHP. Even if you've never programmed before, author Jason Lengstorf introduces you to PHP by building a PHP-based blogging site while covering all the good coding practices and skills that you'll need when you start your own projects.
PHP 5 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach supplies you with complete code for all of the common coding problems you are likely to face when using PHP in your day-to-day work. This invaluable guide includes over 200 recipes and covers numerous topics.
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.