Build Dynamic, Database-Driven Web Sites
PHP is a fully developed, server-side embedded scripting language, and its importance for web application development has grown with the rise of the Apache web server. Are you a novice programmer? This book starts with the basics and takes you wherever you want to go. A seasoned pro? You’ll be amazed at how much you can capitalize on PHP’s power and object-oriented support, and how it leverages your knowledge of other languages. Finally, if you’re a PHP user in search of an authoritative reference, you need look no further. Mastering PHP 4.1 guides you through all levels of real-world web programming problems and provides expert advice on which solutions work best.
Jeremy Allen is an application developer for elliptIQ Inc. in Atlanta. He has been developing software, ranging from multiuser games to corporate intranets, for six years and has been creating programs in PHP since 1997. His wide variety of web applications ranges from content management systems to insurance apps.
Charles Hornberger is a software developer and writer living in Los Angeles. He has been using PHP since 1997 to build online stores, corporate intranets, web news sites, and meta-search engines. He is also a senior software developer for the web development and hosting company Nothing Special Network Services (www.nothingspecial.com).
No matter how you learn or what competency you have, this is one of those rare books that is so good you will find it invaluable. Read morePublished on March 14 2010 by Scott Carson
This book is a great book if you want to learn php. It goes through all of the basics and adds a lot of detail if you choose to really dig in. Read morePublished on Sept. 19 2002 by James E Airey