Essentially three books in one, with the third edition of Beginning PHP and MySQL, readers 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.
This in-depth guide covers every step of the website design and build process, and provides rich examples that will enable you to build high-quality, extendable e-commerce websites, while reducing costs through automation and integration.
Beginning PHP 5 and MySQL: From Novice to Professional offers a comprehensive introduction to two of the most popular open-source technologies on the planet: the PHP scripting language and the MySQL database server.
Beginning Google Maps Applications with PHP and Ajax is the first book to comprehensively introduce Google's popular mapping API. This book shows you how to create practical, location-based applications that encourage users to interact with the service, add their own information, and dynamically mark up maps.
This book is about the next generation of the Google Maps API. It will provide the reader with the skills and knowledge necessary to incorporate Google Maps version 3 on web pages in both desktop and mobile browsers.
This book covers why you should consider using Drupal when building a new web site, what Drupal is, installing and configuring Drupal, creating and managing content, managing users, adding functionality to your web site through Drupal modules, and more advanced topics on using themes, panels, and views.
Start with the basic setup of CakePHP and progress to building some applications that will highlight CakePHP's functionality and capabilities. With Beginning CakePHP, you'll avoid delving too deeply into the PHP language and focus on everything the CakePHP framework can offer the developer.
No matter what language you are familiar with, this book will benefit you. Beginning with a rapid introduction to PHP's syntax and basic functionality, you will swiftly understand PHP. The book then steers you toward advanced issues, like PHP's role in database manipulation, sessions, and user interactivity.