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PHP and MySQL For Dummies, 4th Edition

PHP and MySQL For Dummies, 4th Edition

Janet Valade

ISBN: 978-0-470-58547-4

Nov 2009

456 pages

$19.99

Description

Here's what Web designers need to know to create dynamic, database-driven Web sites

To be on the cutting edge, Web sites need to serve up HTML, CSS, and products specific to the needs of different customers using different browsers. An effective e-commerce site gathers information about users and provides information they need to get the desired result.

PHP scripting language with a MySQL back-end database offers an effective way to design sites that meet these requirements. This full updated 4th Edition of PHP & MySQL For Dummies gets you quickly up to speed, even if your experience is limited.

  • Explains the easy way to install and set up PHP and MySQL using XAMPP, so it works the same on Linux, Mac, and Windows
  • Shows you how to secure files on a Web host and how to write secure code
  • Packed with useful and understandable code examples for Web site creators who are not professional programmers
  • Fully updated to ensure your code will be compliant based on PHP 5.3 and MySQL 5.1.31
  • Provides clear, accurate code examples

PHP & MySQL For Dummies, 4th Edition provides what you need to know to create sites that get results.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

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 PHP, MySQL, and Apache from XAMPP.

Appendix B: Confi guring PHP.

Index.

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