PHP: A BEGINNER'S GUIDE 1 9780071549011 Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Essential Skills--Made Easy! Learn how to build dynamic, data-driven Web applications using PHP. Covering the latest release of this cross-platform, open-source scripting language, PHP: A Beginner's Guide teaches you how to write basic PHP programs and enhance them with more advanced features such as MySQL and SQLite database integration, XML input, and third-party extensions. This fast-paced tutorial provides one-stop coverage of software installation, language syntax and data structures, flow control routines, built-in functions, and best practices. Designed for Easy Learning: Key Skills & Concepts--Lists of specific skills covered in the chapter Ask the Expert--Q&A sections filled with bonus information and helpful tips Try This--Hands-on exercises that show how to apply your skills Notes--Extra information related to the topic being covered Tips--Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things Cautions--Errors and pitfalls to avoid Self-Tests--Chapter-ending quizzes to test your knowledge Annotated Syntax--Example code with commentary that describes the programming techniques being illustrated


1st Edition
By Vikram Vaswani
ISBN10: 0071549013
ISBN13: 9780071549011
Copyright: 2009

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Part I: Understanding PHP Basics
Chapter 1. Introducing PHP
Chapter 2. Using Variables and Operators
Chapter 3. Controlling Program Flow
Chapter 4. Working with Arrays
Chapter 5. Using Functions and Classes
Part II: Working with Data from Other Sources
Chapter 6. Working with Files and Directories
Chapter 7. Working with Databases and SQL
Chapter 8. Working with XML
Chapter 9. Working with Cookies, Sessions, and Headers
Part III: Security and Troubleshooting
Chapter 10. Handling Errors
Chapter 11. Securing PHP
Chapter 12. Expanding PHP
Part IV: Appendixes
Appendix A. Installing and Configuring Required Software
Appendix B. Answers to Self Test