PHP is rapidly becoming the language of choice for dynamic Web development, in particular for e-commerce and on-line database systems. It is open source software and easy to install, and can be used with a variety of operating systems, including Microsoft Windows and UNIX.
This comprehensive manual covers the basic core of the language, with lots of practical examples of some of the more recent and useful features available in version 5.0. MySQL database creation and development is also covered, as it is the developer database most commonly used alongside PHP. It will be an invaluable book for professionals wanting to use PHP to develop their own dynamic web pages.
- Basic Language Constructs
- Manipulating Arrays and Strings
- Errors and Buffering
- Graphic Manipulation
- PDF Library Extension
- MySQL Database Management
- Classes and Objects Concepts
Features and Benefits:
Explains how to use PHP to its full extent - covering the latest features and functions of PHP version 5.0, including the use of object-oriented programming
Describes how to link a database to a web site, using the MySQL database management system
Shows how to connect PHP to other systems and provides many examples, so that you can create powerful and dynamic web pages and applications
Contains lots of illustrated, practical, real-world examples - including an e-commerce application created in PHP using many of the features described within the book
The scripts used in the examples are available for download from www.phpmysql-manual.com