Beginning PHP and MySQL: From Novice to Professional [NOOK Book]

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Beginning PHP and MySQL: From Novice to Professional, Fourth Edition is a major update of W. Jason Gilmore's authoritative book on PHP and MySQL. The fourth edition includes complete coverage of PHP 5.3 features, including namespacing, an update of AMP stack installation and configuration, updates to Zend Framework, coverage of MySQL Workbench, and much more.



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Overview

Beginning PHP and MySQL: From Novice to Professional, Fourth Edition is a major update of W. Jason Gilmore's authoritative book on PHP and MySQL. The fourth edition includes complete coverage of PHP 5.3 features, including namespacing, an update of AMP stack installation and configuration, updates to Zend Framework, coverage of MySQL Workbench, and much more.



You'll not only receive extensive introductions to the core features of PHP, MySQL, and related tools, but you'll also learn how to effectively integrate them in order to build robust data-driven applications. Gilmore has seven years of experience working with these technologies, and he has packed this book with practical examples and insight into the real-world challenges faced by developers. Accordingly, you will repeatedly return to this book as both a valuable instructional tool and reference guide.



What youÂ’ll learn


  • How to install and configure Apache, PHP 5.3, and MySQL


  • PHP and object-oriented programming basics


  • New PHP 5.3 features and how to use them


  • How to move beyond basic PHP, including using the Zend Framework


  • How to use MySQL to securely store your website's data


  • How to use MySQL Workbench to manage your database




Who this book is for


Developers who want to harness PHP and MySQL to create powerful web applications



Table of Contents


  1. Introducing PHP


  2. Configuring Your Environment


  3. PHP Basics


  4. Functions


  5. Arrays


  6. Object-Oriented PHP


  7. Advanced OOP Features


  8. Error and Exception Handling


  9. Strings and Regular Expressions


  10. Working with the File and Operating System


  11. PEAR


  12. Date and Time


  13. Forms


  14. Authenticating Your Users


  15. Handling File Uploads


  16. Networking


  17. PHP and LDAP


  18. Session Handlers


  19. Templating with Smarty


  20. Web Services


  21. Secure PHP Programming


  22. Integrating jQuery and PHP


  23. Building Web Sites for the World


  24. MVC and the Zend Framework


  25. Introducing MySQL


  26. Installing and Configuring MySQL


  27. The Many MySQL Clients


  28. MySQL Storage Engines and Datatypes


  29. Securing MySQL


  30. Using PHP with MySQL


  31. Introducing PDO


  32. Stored Routines


  33. MySQL Triggers


  34. MySQL Views


  35. Practical Database Queries


  36. Indexes and Searching


  37. Transactions


  38. Importing and Exporting Data




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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781430231158
  • Publisher: Apress
  • Publication date: 9/23/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 824
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

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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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introducing PHP 1

Ch. 2 Configuring Your Environment 11

Ch. 3 PHP Basics 55

Ch. 4 Functions 113

Ch. 5 Arrays 127

Ch. 6 Object-Oriented PHP 163

Ch. 7 Advanced OOP Features 193

Ch. 8 Error and Exception Handling 213

Ch. 9 Strings and Regular Expressions 231

Ch. 10 Working with the File and Operating System 277

Ch. 11 PEAR 309

Ch. 12 Date and Time 323

Ch. 13 Forms 349

Ch. 14 Authenticating Your Users 365

Ch. 15 Handling File Uploads 387

Ch. 16 Networking 401

Ch. 17 PHP and LDAP 425

Ch. 18 Session Handlers 445

Ch. 19 Templating with Smarty 471

Ch. 20 Web Services 503

Ch. 21 Secure PHP Programming 539

Ch. 22 SQLite 567

Ch. 23 Building Web Sites for the World 591

Ch. 24 MVC and the Zend Framework 601

Ch. 25 Introducing MySQL 621

Ch. 26 Installing and Configuring MySQL 635

Ch. 27 The Many MySQL Clients 663

Ch. 28 MySQL Storage Engines and Datatypes 693

Ch. 29 Securing MySQL 731

Ch. 30 Using PHP with MySQL 767

Ch. 31 Introducing PDO 793

Ch. 32 Stored Routines 819

Ch. 33 MySQL Triggers 849

Ch. 34 MySQL Views 863

Ch. 35 Practical Database Queries 879

Ch. 36 Indexes and Searching 907

Ch. 37 Transactions 925

Ch. 38 Importing and Exporting Data 939

Index 957

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    Purchase a Different Book Unless You Are A Seasoned Programmer

    The book was incredibly difficult to understand, lacked information on topics he considered to be too basic for his time, and contained terms that only seasoned programmers would understand. Ive read a lot of programming books and never have I been so frustrated trying to get useful and complete information out of a book.

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