Sams Teach Yourself PHP, MySQL and Apache All in One

Sams Teach Yourself PHP, MySQL and Apache All in One

by Julie Meloni
     
 

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In just a short time, you can learn how to use PHP, MySQL, and Apache together to create dynamic, interactive websites and applications using the three leading open-source web development technologies. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson in this book builds on the previous ones, enabling you to learn the essentials of PHP scripting, MySQL

Overview

In just a short time, you can learn how to use PHP, MySQL, and Apache together to create dynamic, interactive websites and applications using the three leading open-source web development technologies. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson in this book builds on the previous ones, enabling you to learn the essentials of PHP scripting, MySQL databases, and the Apache web server from the ground up.

Regardless of whether you run Linux, Windows, or Mac OS X, the enclosed CD includes a complete starter kit that lets you install all the software you need to set up a stable environment for learning, testing, and production.

Julie C. Meloni is a technical consultant who has been developing web-based applications since the Web first saw the light of day. She has authored numerous books and articles on web application development and HTML/CSS, and you can find translations of her work in 18 different languages.

Learn how to…

• Install, configure, and set up the PHP scripting language, the MySQL database system, and the Apache Web server

• Get these technologies to work together to create a dynamic, database-backed website

• Interact with MySQL using PHP

• Work with forms and files

• Create a web-based discussion forum or mailing list

• Add a storefront and shopping cart to your site

• Optimize your MySQL databases

• Fine-tune the Apache server’s performance

• Restrict access to your applications

• Set up a secure web server

CD-ROM Includes

A complete PHP, MySQL, and
Apache starter kit for Windows®, Linux®, or Mac® OS X.

Editorial Reviews

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The Barnes & Noble Review
Apache 2, MySQL 4.x, and PHP 5 integrate splendidly to offer a complete (and free!) solution for building dynamic web sites. Wouldn’t it be nice to learn all three at once -- and learn how to use them together, to solve real problems? You can, with this start-to-finish course.

Julie Meloni first walks you through installing all three packages from the accompanying CD-ROM, then teaches you all the PHP you need to get rolling, from flow control to objects. You’ll learn how to work with forms, files, dates, images, and sessions; next, you'll integrate PHP and MySQL to support real applications. The book wraps up with four chapter-length application case studies.

If you can build static HTML pages, you’re ready for this book -- and if you’ve ever worked with databases, you’re doubly ready. Bill Camarda, from the January 2005 Read Only

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780672335433
Publisher:
Sams
Publication date:
06/12/2012
Series:
Sams Teach Yourself Series
Pages:
672
Sales rank:
684,020
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.50(d)

Meet the Author

Julie C. Meloni is a technical consultant who has been developing web-based applications since the Web first saw the light of day. She has authored numerous books and articles on web-based programming and scripting languages and database topics, and you can find translations of her work in 18 different languages. She blogs at thickbook.com and nerdtripping.com—the latter reserved for tips and tricks for traveling while nerdy.

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