Beginning PHP5, Apache, MySQL Web Development / Edition 2by Elizabeth Naramore, Jason Gerner, Jeremy Stolz, Michael K. Glass
Pub. Date: 01/24/2005
This update to a Wrox bestseller dives in and guides the reader through the entire process of creating dynamic, data-driven sites using the open source "AMP" model: Apache Web server, the MySQL database system, and the PHP scripting language. The team of expert authors covers PHP scripting, database management, security, integration, and e-commerce functions
This update to a Wrox bestseller dives in and guides the reader through the entire process of creating dynamic, data-driven sites using the open source "AMP" model: Apache Web server, the MySQL database system, and the PHP scripting language. The team of expert authors covers PHP scripting, database management, security, integration, and e-commerce functions and comes complete with a useful syntax reference.
- Showcases three fully functional Web site examples, with implementations for both Windows and Linux, that readers can incorporate into their own projects
- Updates include a new chapter on PHP5 features and functions, a new example Web site application, and updates to PHP5 throughout the text
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Table of Contents
Part I: Getting Started.
Chapter 1: Configuring Your Installation.
Part II: Movie Review Web Site.
Chapter 2: Creating PHP Pages Using PHP5.
Chapter 3: Using PHP5 with MySQL.
Chapter 4: Using Tables to Display Data.
Chapter 5: Form Elements: Letting the User Work with Data.
Chapter 6: Letting the User Edit the Database.
Chapter 7: Manipulating and Creating Images with PHP.
Chapter 8: Validating User Input.
Chapter 9: Handling and Avoiding Errors.
Part III: Comic Book Fan Site.
Chapter 10: Building Databases.
Chapter 11: Sending E-mail.
Chapter 12: User Logins, Profiles, and Personalization.
Chapter 13: Building a Content Management System.
Chapter 14: Mailing Lists.
Chapter 15: Online Stores.
Chapter 16: Creating a Bulletin Board System.
Chapter 17: Using Log Files to Improve Your Site.
Chapter 18: Troubleshooting.
Appendix A: Answers to Exercises.
Appendix B: PHP Quick Reference.
Appendix C: PHP5 Functions.
Appendix D: MySQL Data Types.
Appendix E: MySQL Quick Reference.
Appendix F: Comparison of Text Editors.
Appendix G: Choosing a Third-Party Host.
Appendix H: An Introduction to PEAR.
Appendix I: AMP Installation.
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There are way too many errors in the code examples of this book. Check the book's website forums for proof. It is is a good book to read, but the errors are hard to debug when its their examples that are wrong.
I'm a self-taught programmer in PHP and consider myself a mildly advanced in it. A lot of it I already knew, but it covered in detail and I learned a lot about what I had already known. It includes a lits of PHP functions, a quick reference for MySQL, and goes through step by step to installing a functional developmental environment.