Just Enough Web Programming with XHTML, PHP, and MySQL / Edition 1by Guy W. Lecky-Thompson
Pub. Date: 04/10/2008
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Just Enough Web Programming with XHTML, PHP, and MySQL provides a layperson's guide to web programming for the casual web designer, student, or serious professional. The book explains how to build powerful interactive sites, whether you're designing a bulletin board, game, or web store. As part of the Just Enough series, the book provides "just enough" information… See more details below
Just Enough Web Programming with XHTML, PHP, and MySQL provides a layperson's guide to web programming for the casual web designer, student, or serious professional. The book explains how to build powerful interactive sites, whether you're designing a bulletin board, game, or web store. As part of the Just Enough series, the book provides "just enough" information to get you started quickly, without overloading you with unnecessary details. After a brief introduction, the book concisely explains the XML, XHTML, and CSS concepts you need to understand to start creating web sites. From there, you'll start programming and learning the basics of client side and server side scripting and web databases. Then it's time to put it all together using Content Management Systems. The book includes several chapters on emerging Web 2.0 and how you can put it to use to create your own interactive sites quickly. Part of the beauty of Just Enough Web Programming with XHTML, PHP, and MySQL is its breadth of coverage. By cutting out what you don't need, the book helps you learn a lot about web programming, and helps you put all of the information together to make a site quickly. So what are you waiting for? Let's get started!
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- New Edition
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- 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)
Table of Contents
Introduction Chapter 1: Getting Started Chapter 2: Internet Recap Chapter 3: HTML, XML, and XHTML Chapter 4: CSS and Styles Chapter 5: Client Side Scripting Chapter 6: Server Side Scripting Chapter 7: Web Databases Chapter 8: Content Management Systems Chapter 9: Web 2.0 Features Chapter 10: Setting Up with Open Source Chapter 11: Web References
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I do see a market for this kind of book, which provides 'just enough' information about web programming techniques.
At one extreme, you have expert web programmers who need an in-depth guide to a specific technology like PHP. At the other extreme you have people who just want to create a simple web page using a basic HTML editor. Somewhere in the middle you have a group of people like my target audience.