This book is for web professionals who want to use Dreamweaver MX to produce PHP web sites. It doesn't assume any knowledge of PHP. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
PHP is one of the most popular server-side scripting languages available. Its powerful and easy to learn. Combined with MySQL, a fast, cross-platform, and free open source database, it makes a very effective tool for developing database-driven web sites.
This book is all about developing PHP/ MySQL web sites with Macromedia Dreamweaver MX, the premier visual web site design tool. It will show you how to use Dreamweaver MX to rapidly develop database-driven PHP web applications with the minimum of fuss.
Throughout the book we use a real-world example application, a hotel room booking system, to demonstrate just how easily you can quickly build dynamic PHP sites with Dreamweaver MX.
This book will show you:
Who is this book for?
This book is for web professionals looking to develop database-driven PHP web applications using Macromedia Dreamweaver MX. Some knowledge of HTML and web design is assumed, but you dont need to know any PHP or MySQL.See all Product Description
While the content of the book is potentially good, anybody who needs a little handholding might get lost quickly as the author does not give much background information and skips... Read morePublished on June 18 2004 by T. Theuerkorn
This book is riddled with errors, from nonsense layouts to coding mistakes. The interface (a hotel booking system) is very rudimentary and does not work as advertised. Read morePublished on Dec 14 2003 by firstname.lastname@example.org
this book is not for beginners ... poor writing and have a lot of nonsence layouts . wasting money to buy ...Published on July 30 2003
The book seamed perfect to help me learn PHP and MYSQL using DWMX. Too bad it's so full of errors and mistakes. Remeber trying to learn how to drive a car. Read morePublished on July 13 2003 by Jim G
This book is one of those rare books on programming PHP with Dreamweaver. The explanations and instructions are very good but you have to be carefull about the mistakes in... Read morePublished on June 23 2003 by Earthling P.
I haven't finished the book yet -- and probably won't. It is absolutely the most dreadful development/learning book I've come across yet (in almost 30 years of playing with... Read morePublished on April 29 2003 by E. Ross
This was a good start to php but I found that at the end of it I had a working web site but a lot of what was done was not explained. Read morePublished on April 25 2003 by Crawford Paul
I tend to agree with the review given by "Rover". Considering the fact that you're using a WYSIWYG editor (even though it's the best) to develop server-side scripting of... Read morePublished on Jan. 24 2003