Php 5 / Mysql Programming For The Absolute Beginner by Andy HarrisPhp 5 / Mysql Programming For The Absolute Beginner by Andy Harris

Php 5 / Mysql Programming For The Absolute Beginner

byAndy Harris

Paperback | July 23, 2004

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This book is an introduction to programming with a specific focus on programming web servers with the PHP programming language. Much of the original content from the first edition (1931841322) will be retained, while also including updates relating to the upcoming PHP 5.0 release. Following the same format as the popular first edition, this book provides easy-to-follow instruction. Readers will use the concepts presented in the book to create games using PHP and MySQL. As each concept is put to the test, readers will acquire programming skills that will easily transition to real-world projects. A true beginner's guide, this book enables readers to acquire programming skills that they will be able to use in the next language that they tackle.
Andy Harris began teaching computing at the university level in the late 1980s as a part-time job. Since 1995, he has been a full-time lecturer at the Computer Science Department of Indiana University - Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI). He now manages the IUPUI Streaming Media Lab and teaches classes in several programming l...
Title:Php 5 / Mysql Programming For The Absolute BeginnerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 9.1 × 7.3 × 1.4 inPublished:July 23, 2004Publisher:Course Technology PTRLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1592004946

ISBN - 13:9781592004942

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Table of Contents

1. Exploring the PHP Environment 2. Using Variables and Input3. Controlling your Code with Conditions and Functions4. Loops and Arrays 5. Better Arrays and String Handling6. Working with Files7. Writing Programs with Objects8. XML and Content Management Systems9. Using MySQL to Create Databases10. Connecting to Databases within PHP11. Data Normalization12. Building a Three-Tiered Data ApplicationAppendix A: Reviewing HTML and Cascading Style SheetsAppendix B: Using SQLite as an Alternative Data SourceGlossary