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Written by an experienced PHP expert who is in sync with themost common uses of PHP and MySQL, this tutorial presents basiccode for twelve functional projects that exemplify the basicconcepts and syntax of PHP and MySQL that are used to developweb-based applications.
As you walk through the detailed steps of each project, you'lllearn the many aspects of design as well as how to properly secureyour applications for real-world implementation. While someprojects build upon previous projects, others stand alone. Whetheryou are looking for guidance in how to program differentapplications, seeking inspiration to write projects of your own, orplanning to modify and reapply the featured projects, you can lookforward to expanding your skill set with these projects.
What you will learn from this book
How to create a basic user registration system
How to expand on a user registration system to create acommunity forum with user privileges and threaded posts
How to create a mailing list with control address and digestmailings
How to build a custom search engine for your own site
How to write a personal calendar utility to keep yourselforganized
How to create an AJAX-influenced file upload and directoryviewer
How to create a file-based image gallery
How to write a categorized shopping cart
How to log site traffic and collect information about sitevisitors
How to build a news or blog system with comments and RSSfeed
How to write and run management scripts
How to deal with security issues
Who this book is for
This book is for anyone who is familiar with the fundamentalsof programming in PHP and MySQL and is interested in programming avariety of applications.
Create - Modify - Reuse guides are packed with unique,ready-to-use projects that are perfect for the busy programmer. Theprojects are created with minimal set-up and can be modified,enhanced, and reused in real-world situations.
Martin E. Psinas is a recognized security expert andvalued member of the open - source community. He has beencontracted as a technical editor, code auditor, and is a publishedauthor with Pearson Education as well as the #1 PHP magazine,PHP|Architect . In his free time, he maintains his personalweb site and is a volunteer administrator/contributor atcodewalkers.com — a resource for PHP & MySQL developers.Martin interacts frequently with the leaders of the PHP project aswell as PHP User ’ s Groups.