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Friday, April 16, 2010

PHP The Good Parts

-: PHP The Good Parts:-

Get past all the hype about PHP and dig into the real power of this language. This book explores the most useful features of PHP and how they can speed up the web development process, and explains why the most commonly used PHP elements are often misused or misapplied. You'll learn which parts add strength to object-oriented programming, and how to use certain features to integrate your application with databases.
Written by a longtime member of the PHP community, PHP: The Good Parts is ideal for new PHP programmers, as well as web developers switching from other languages.
  • Become familiar with PHP's basic syntax, variables, and datatypes
  • Learn how to integrate the language with web pages
  • Understand how to use strings, arrays, and PHP's built-in functions
  • Discover the advantages of using PHP as an object-oriented language
  • Explore how PHP interacts with databases, such as SQLite and MySQL
  • Learn input- and output-handling best practices to prevent security breaches



Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Practical CakePHP Projects

Practical CakePHP Projects
Apress | 2008-12-02 | ISBN: 143021578X | 400 pages | PDF | 5 MB

If you’ve been using PHP for sometime now and would like to start using a web framework, you’ll want to try CakePHP, which is an open source rapid development web framework built on PHP.

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Thursday, November 26, 2009

Beginning PHP5 (PHP6), Apache, and MySQL® Web Development

Beginning PHP5 (PHP6), Apache, and MySQL® Web Development

Over the course of this book, you will develop two complete Web sites:
Movie Review Web site. Developing this site introduces you to writing a PHP program,
making your pages look professional, working with variables and includes, and integrating
PHP with MySQL to make your site truly dynamic as pages are created on the fly for
your Web site visitor. You will also get experience in error handling and data validation
while working on this site.
Comic Book Fan Web site. The creation of this Web site takes you through the steps of
building databases from scratch, manipulating images and sending out e-mails using
PHP, authenticating users, managing content through CMS, creating a mailing list, setting
up an e-commerce section, and developing and customizing a discussion forum.
Finally, this book covers how to learn about your visitors through the use of log files and how to
troubleshoot common mistakes or problems. The appendixes in this book provide you with the
necessary reference materials you’ll need to assist you in your Web site development journey and
offer tools to make you more efficient.