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PHP and PostgreSQL Advanced Web Programming by Ewald Geschwinde
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2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing., Aug. 13 2002
The first thing that you will notice about this book is that it is littered with coding, grammatical and spelling errors. So much so that after a while you will begin to lose all respect for the writers. Not a good start.
Next, you will realise that the content in this book is quite random. It is apparently "outside of the scope of the book" to discuss very useful string maniplution functions such as "strtr" and "strstr" (& others). Similarly the writer assumes that the code:
if ($a)
is logically equivalent to:
if (isset($a))
which is just plain wrong (Page 54 & others). This could mislead readers into writing buggy PHP.
Furthermore, the language used… Read more