From the Publisher
This book is a tutorial,a resource and a reference for PHP programmers who need to process XML data or interface different systems using XML. Non PHP programmers who need to construct a web based frontend for an application using XML can learn how to do it using PHP, since the book also covers the basic foundations of PHP programming. Advanced PHP programmers experienced in XML will obtain a reference as well as a very deep coverage on advanced topics.
Here is the book in a nutshell:
The fundamentals of PHP programming based on PHP4
The fundamentals of XML
A summary of the large list of XML derivatives and a description of them
The "core" XML standards and how to use them from PHP: SAX,DOM,Xpath,XSLT
Installation procedures for XML-related PHP extensions both for Unix and Windows
How to implement and use web services using PHP and XML-RPC
How to interface with other systems using PHP as a client
How to store and retrieve XML data using PHP
How to use from PHP widely used XML vocabularies such as SVG, RSS and WML
About the Author
Luis Argerich is a development and technology manager for salutia, a leading health solutions provider for South America and a teacher at the university of Buenos Aires (UBA). Luis has shown interest in PHP since version 2.0 and has used it in conjunction with XML for projects such as search engines, transactional systems, web applications, web services and others.
Ken Egervari is a 21-year entrepreneur from Windsor, Ontario CA who is a technology enthusiast and software architect.Ken has written several types of applications ranging from networking to entertainment and then enterprise. He has used various languages such as assembly, C, C++, Java, SQL, PHP, DHTML and others
Matt Anton (LAMP is literally his middle name) is a computer consultant,freelance writer working off his base in the middle-east.He leads a quiet life(so he thinks),loves his parents(so they think) and believes in God (so God thinks).