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PHP for the Web: Visual QuickStart Guide, Safari, 3rd Edition

By Larry Ullman

Published by Peachpit Press

Published Date: Dec 12, 2008

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With PHP for the World Wide Web, Third Edition: Visual QuickStart Guide, readers can start from the beginning to get a tour of the programming language, or look up specific tasks to learn just what they need to know. This task-based visual reference guide uses step-by-step instructions and plenty of screenshots to teach beginning and intermediate users this popular open-source scripting language. Leading technology author Larry Ullman guides readers through the new features in PHP 6, focusing primarily on improved support for handling any language in a Web site. Other addressed changes include removal of outdated and insecure features, plus new functions and more efficient ways to tackle common needs. Both beginning users, who want a thorough introduction to the technology, and more intermediate users, who are looking for a convenient reference, will find what they need here--in straightforward language and thorough readily accessible examples.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started with PHP
Chapter 2: Variables
Chapter 3: HTML Forms and PHP
Chapter 4: Using Numbers
Chapter 5: Using Strings
Chapter 6: Control Structures
Chapter 7: Using Arrays
Chapter 8: Creating Web Applications
Chapter 9: Cookies and Sessions
Chapter 10: Creating Functions
Chapter 11: Files and Directories
Chapter 12: Intro to Databases
Chapter 13: Regular Expressions
Appendix A: Installation and Configuration
Appendix B: Resources and Next Steps


PHP for the Web: Visual QuickStart Guide, Safari, 3rd Edition

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