When it comes to creating dynamic, database-driven Web sites, the PHP language and MySQL database offer a winning combination -- and with PHP 7, web professionals can achieve dramatic performance improvements. Combine these great open source technologies with Larry Ullman's PHP and MySQL for Dynamic Web Sites: Visual QuickPro Guide, Fifth Edition, and there's no limit to the powerful, interactive Web sites you can create.
With step-by-step instructions, complete scripts, and expert tips to guide you, Ullman gets right down to business. After grounding you with practical introductions to both PHP 7 and MySQL, he covers core issues ranging from security to session management to jQuery and object-oriented programming techniques. Ullman walks you through creating several sample applications, stressing the latest features and techniques throughout.
Larry Ullman is a writer, Web and software developer, trainer, instructor, speaker, and consultant. He has written more than 20 books, which have sold over 400,000 copies worldwide in more than 20 languages. As his readers, students, and co-workers can attest, Larry's strength is in translating geek into English: converting the technical and arcane into something comprehensible and useful.
Chapter 1 Introduction to PHP Chapter 2 Programming with PHP Chapter 3 Creating Dynamic Web Sites Chapter 4 Introduction to MySQL Chapter 5 Introduction to SQL Chapter 6 Database Design Chapter 7 Advanced SQL and MySQL Chapter 8 Error Handling and Debugging Chapter 9 Using PHP with MySQL Chapter 10 Common Programming Techniques Chapter 11 Web Application Development Chapter 12 Cookies and Sessions Chapter 13 Security Methods Chapter 14 Perl-Compatible Regular Expressions Chapter 15 Introducing jQuery Chapter 16 An OOP Primer Chapter 17 Example-Message Board Chapter 18 Example-User Registration Appendix A Installation