A collection of over 250 PHP functions with clear explanations in language anyone can understand, followed with as many examples as it takes to understand what the function does and how it works. This book includes numerous additional tips, the basics of PHP, MySQL query examples, regular expressions syntax, and two indexes to help you find information faster: a common language index and a function index.
A Beginner's Guide to Programming Interactive Web Applications with PHP and mySQLHave you ever wanted to design your own website or browser application but thought it would be too difficult or just didn't know where to start? Have you found the amount of information on the Internet either too daunting or not geared for your skill set or worse- just plain boring? Are you interested in learning to program PHP and have some fun along the way? If so, then The Joy of PHP by Alan Forbes is the book for you! Alan starts with some basic HTML so the absolute beginner can catch up quickly and then goes step by step on how PHP works.
Want to learn the in-demand skill of PHP programming AND do it fast?Are you new to computer programming or just want to brush up on some skills? If so, this book is a wonderful resource for you. PHP is one of the most widely used open source, server side programming languages. If you are interested in getting started with programming and want to get some basic knowledge of the language, then this book is for you! Famous websites, including Facebook & Yahoo are powered by PHP.
Get a Jump Start on PHP today! PHP is a key server-side technology in web development, enabling you to quickly and simply develop interactive, usable and engaging websites and applications. In just one weekend with this SitePoint book, you'll learn how to: Install all of the software you need to begin developing PHP applicationsUnderstand PHP functions and syntaxBuild a complete, working PHP application from scratch: a simple social networking appPlus you'll discover how to use modern techniques such as MVC and REST
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PEAR is about code reuse. That's the primary motivation for this book. If you're a PHP programmer and you've developed any database projects, PEAR::DB is for you. Over the lifetime of PHP there have been several great database abstractions developed, some OO, some not. PEAR::DB is the standard object oriented database abstraction. As PHP continues to evolve and grow in its user base, more and more developers will be hired to maintain and modify existing code.
The book follows a standard tutorial approach, which will enable readers to use the FuelPHP framework efficiently while developing PHP applications. If you are a PHP developer who is looking to learn more about using the FuelPHP framework for effective PHP development, this book is ideal for you. If you are interested in this book, you should already have a basic understanding of general PHP development.
If you're using PHP 4, then chances are good that an upgrade to PHP 5 is in your future. The more you've heard about the exciting new features in PHP 5, the sooner that upgrade is probably going to be. Although an in-depth, soup-to-nuts reference guide to the language is good to have on hand, it's not the book an experienced PHP programmer needs to get started with the latest release.
It hasn't taken Web developers long to discover that when it comes to creating dynamic, database-driven Web sites, MySQL and PHP provide a winning open-source combination. Add this book to the mix, and there's no limit to the powerful, interactive Web sites that developers can create. With step-by-step instructions, complete scripts, and expert tips to guide readers, veteran author and database designer Larry Ullman gets right down to business: After grounding readers with separate discussions of first the scripting language (PHP) and then the database program (MySQL), he goes on to cover security, sessions and cookies, and using additional Web tools, with several sections devoted to creating sample applications.
With the surge of popularity of PHP 5, object-oriented programming is now an important consideration for PHP developers. This version-neutral book is a gentle introduction to object-oriented programming (OOP) that won't overburden you with complex theory. It teaches you the essential basics of OOP that you'll need to know before moving onto a more advanced level, and includes a series of prepackaged scripts that you can incorporate into your existing sites with the minimum of effort.
Apache, MySQL, PHP3, and IMP the pieces exist. Each piece has been described ad nauseam. What does not exist is a guide to the marriage of these software technologies into a useful book, until now. This book puts together information on installing, setting up, and troubleshooting each of these technologies into one complete volume. You also learn how each piece is part of a whole by learning, step-by-step, how to create a web-based e-mail system.
Written in a clear, easy to read style, the book provides a tutorial on setting up a website with PHP-Nuke. Each topic is tackled in a clear, practical way with many examples to consolidate your learning. This book is written to help you create a fully-featured website as quickly as possible. Basic knowledge of HTML will help if you intend to explore customizing your own theme, and a basic knowledge of PHP will help if you want to get the most from the chapters on extending PHP-Nuke.
This book has a fast-paced and practical approach. It focuses on features, tutorials, quick-explanations, tips-n-tricks, and live real-world examples, using script. aculo. us. It contains complete code for all projects, all in an AJAX way. The author uses his vast experience as a programmer to show an interesting and creative way of building web applications.
This book looks into PHP projects mainly from an enterprise view. The author's experience enables him to give you an overall picture of PHP projects and discuss factors that contribute to project success in a clear and precise manner. Each chapter focuses specifically on how the techniques covered will make team work easier. Examples (rather than abstract best practices) are used to illustrate the practical benefits.
This book steps you through the main features of CodeIgniter in a systematic way, explaining them clearly with illustrative code examples. This book is for developers who are new to CodeIgniter. Basic skills in PHP and MySQL are required, but only rudimentary object-oriented knowledge is required. If you're looking for a better way to develop PHP applications, or want to find out more about the CodeIgniter framework as a viable option for one of your own projects, this book will help you.
The target audience for this book are experienced PHP developers wanting to learn about the Magento platform. The book series has three man goals: Help prepare for the Magento Certified Developer Exam (MCD) To be used as a reference for best practices and Magento architecture Give solutions to specific problems in a "developer cookbook" style The book content follows the Magento Certification Study Group Moderator Kit published by Magento.
Whether you are running a large scale web app in a PHP-based environment, or if you are considering switching your site to PHP, our new book, php)architect's Enterprise PHP Development will surely be a valuable resource for you and your development team. Written by well known PHP guru and iBuildings CTO Ivo Jansch, this comprehensive guide covers everything you will need to know including: PHP's Evolution PHP in the Enterprise PHP's Success Factors Enterprise Challenges Building and Developing The Team Requirements Gathering Business Goals Expectation Management Planning Architecture Tools Building Blocks Security Code Development Quality Assurance Testing Optimization Deployment Implementation Delivery User Training Marketing Evaluation Operations Maintenance Troubleshooting Development Methodologies Project Management This book is the only one of its kind and is unparalleled in terms of content and practical usefulness.
This book is a standard tutorial, which walks you through the gamification development process, to help you incorporate game elements in an eLearning environment. This book is for jQuery and PHP developers who wish to gamify their educational websites.
This book is a step-by-step, example-driven AJAX tutorial, featuring complete case studies. Each chapter contains a friendly mix of theory and practice, so that your journey through the book will be pleasant, yet efficient. You'll be coding your first AJAX application at the end of the first chapter, and with each new chapter you'll develop increasingly complex AJAX applications featuring advanced techniques and coding patterns.
Using a step-by-step approach based on realistic examples, the expert authors show you how to use Smarty in your own PHP development. This book is written for PHP developers who want to use Smarty templates in their development, and for designers who are working with PHP developers who are using Smarty.
This book explains how to take full advantage of PHP's OOP features in simple language. It contains plentiful examples to help you to understand OOP. From Beginners to Intermediate Users of PHP5
Packed with code examples, every topic is explained in a clear, practical way. This book is for PHP developers who want to maximize their productivity through the use of proven, high-quality, reusable PEAR components. Some experience of working with PEAR classes will prove helpful, and developers who've used PEAR before can find something new to delight them.
This is a fast-paced tutorial focusing on creating a framework and using it to build an online store through an ongoing case study. Later chapters include examples to illustrate how easily the framework can be adapted for different situations. The framework and code are enhanced and built upon with each chapter, adding more and more functionality. If you are a web developer, or anyone looking to increase your understanding of e-commerce site development, this book is for you.
This is a step-by-step tutorial for developing web applications using Yii. This book follows the test-first, incremental, and iterative approach to software development while developing a project task management application called "TrackStar". If you are a PHP programmer with knowledge of object oriented programming and want to rapidly develop modern, sophisticated web applications, then this book is for you.
PHP is a must-know for any programmer who wants to stay competitive in today's oversaturated market. This reference is organized around application to both the production of dynamic Web pages and server-side application software. More than 150 certification-type questions and answers are provided. (Computer Books)
This book is a source of instant solutions, including countless pieces of useful code that you can copy and paste into your own applications, giving you answers fast and saving you hours of coding time. You can also use this book as a reference to the most important aspects of the latest PHP scripting language, including the vital functions you know and love from previous versions of PHP, as well as the functions introduced in PHP 7.
This is a step-by-step tutorial for developing web applications using Yii. This book follows the test-first, incremental, and iterative approach to software development while developing a project task management application. If you are a PHP programmer with knowledge of object oriented programming and want to rapidly develop modern, sophisticated web applications, then this book is for you.
While many architects use PHP for projects, they are often not aware of the power of PHP in creating enterprise-level applications. This book covers the latest version of PHP - version 5 - and focuses on its capabilities within a multi-tier application framework. It contains numerous coding samples and commentaries on them. A chapter discusses object orientation in PHP as it applies to the multi-tier architecture and other chapters discuss HTTP and SOAP, the two communication protocols most useful in tying together multiple layers.
In a series of books written by experts, each installment aims to help the IT professional hone his or her skill set in a particular programming language.
*Covers over a dozen complex applications with real-world focus *Focuses on teaching the technology, and graphical aspects of Flash examples presented with creative edge *Only book covering integration of Flash and PHP, plus MySQL
Dreamweaver is a huge selling product with over 3 million users worldwide, and the new version, Dreamweaver CS3, promises to be just as popular, with new features such as Ajax support. The book is written by best selling Dreamweaver author David Powers. He presents a strictly practical, real world series of tutorials to teach aspiring and existing Dreamweaver users how to do everything they could possibly want to do in terms of CSS, PHP (bar far the most popular server-side language Dreamweaver supports, and the only one that is really used a great deal,) and Ajax web sites, from beginner to advanced topics.
Through numerous examples, this book shows you how to build simple and efficient PHP applications on top of Oracle, efficiently distributing data processing between the Web/PHP server and Oracle Database server. Although this book covers only the most popular and up-to-date topic areas on the use of PHP in conjunction with Oracle, the author does not make any assumption about the skill level of the reader.
DETAIL DESCRIPTION If you're developing a content management system in PHP 5, there are times when you simply have to roll-your-own, for whatever reason. In those situations, this book will be invaluable. If you're looking for an inside guide to putting together the working framework of a flexible, robust content management system in PHP 5, this book is for you.
Each chapter focuses on one topic, such as version control or debugging. After initially discussing essential concepts, the author takes an in-depth look at one or more tools relevant to the topic. Sample projects and plenty of well-documented code are used to work through practical application of the concepts. This book has been written for professional developers new to PHP and experienced PHP developers who want to take their skills to the next level by learning enterprise-level tools and techniques.
Sams PHP and MySQL Web Development, by Luke Welling and Laura Thomson, showed that there is a strong demand for books that describe how to use PHP together with a specific open-source database to develop Web applications. While MySQL is very popular, PostgreSQL is widely considered to be the more powerful of the two open-source databases. And PostgreSQL is rapidly gaining market share large organizations are beginning to use PostgreSQL instead of Oracle; the demand for PostgreSQL training and support has increased by some accounts 50% in the last six months; and Web hosting services increasingly offer PostgreSQL along with MySQL.
If you are a web programmer, you need to know modern PHP. This book presents with many new areas in which PHP plays a large role. If you want to write a mobile application using geo-location data, Pro PHP Programming will show you how. Additionally, if you need to make sure that you can write a multilingual indexing application using Sphinx, this book will help you avoid the pitfalls.
This book covers developing web applications with Ruby on Rails. It discusses Ajax, directory services, and web services. The book details the configuration of Ruby on Rails with different databases such as MySQL, Oracle and SQL Server 2005. In addition, it makes a comparison with PHP, the most commonly used scripting language for developing web applications.
Pro PHP-GTK is the first book to focus upon PHP's rapidly maturing client-side application development capabilitiesAuthor Scott Mattocks is an active member of the PHP community and co-author of the official PHP-GTK documentationMore than just a reference, Pro PHP-GTK reinforces the introductory concepts by guiding you through development of a real-world project for managing product inventory