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PHP and MySQL For Dummies, 2nd Edition

PHP and MySQL For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Janet Valade

ISBN: 978-0-764-56834-3

Mar 2004

456 pages

Description

  • Shows Web developers how to use two popular open source technologies, the PHP scripting language and MySQL database, to build Web database applications
  • This updated edition covers changes in PHP 5 and the latest version of MySQL, including programming techniques for the new PHP default setting, methods for handling MySQL security problems, and extended information about Apache Web Server and Mac OS X versions of PHP and MySQL
  • Explains how to install Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X versions of PHP and MySQL
  • Includes two complete sample applications: an online catalog and a members-only Web site
  • Features a companion Web site with code examples from the book and links to the author's successful site
  • Kevin Beaver has more than fifteen years of experience in security and information technology, specializing in security assessments and incident response
  • Features a companion Web site with links to various utilities discussed throughout the book and practical security checklists
Introduction.

Part I: Developing a Web Database Application Using PHP and MySQL.

Chapter 1: Introduction to PHP and MySQL.

Chapter 2: Setting Up Your Work Environment.

Chapter 3: Developing a Web Database Application.

Part II: MySQL Database.

Chapter 4: Building the Database.

Chapter 5: Protecting Your Data.

Part III: PHP.

Chapter 6: General PHP.

Chapter 7: PHP Building Blocks for Programs.

Chapter 8: Data In, Data Out.

Chapter 9: Moving Information from One Web Page to the Next.

Part IV: Applications.

Chapter 10: Putting It All Together.

Chapter 11: Building an Online Catalog.

Chapter 12: Building a Members Only Web Site.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 13: Ten Things You Might Want to Do Using PHP Functions.

Chapter 14: Ten PHP Gotchas.

Part VI: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Installing MySQL.

Appendix B: Installing PHP.

Appendix C: Installing and Configuring Apache.

Index.

Download Code Used in the Book

Download all the code samples from this book, organized by chapter.

These samples are saved in a ZIP format archive. To unzip them, you can use a program capable of reading ZIP format archives, such as WinRAR or WinZip.

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Download Bonus Chapter - Expanded Chapter 12

Download the bonus chapter Building a Members Only Web Site: Presenting Both Procedural and Object-oriented Programs in PDF format

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Companion Site

Welcome to the PHP and MySQL For Dummies, 2nd Edition companion Web site.

This site provides sample code and a bonus chapter for PHP and MySQL For Dummies, 2nd Edition. To make it easier for download the example files have been put into archives. If you do not have a archiving utility you may go to rarlabs.com to download a trial version of WinRAR. You may go to adobe.com to download Acrobat Reader a free viewer produced by Adobe Systems.

A New Edition of this Title is Now Available

A New Edition of this Title is Now Available

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