PHP & MySQL: Novice to Ninja, 6th Edition is a hands-on guide to learning all the tools, principles, and techniques needed to build a fully functional application using PHP & MySQL. Comprehensively updated to cover PHP 7 and modern best practice, this practical and fun book covers everything from installing PHP and MySQL through to creating a complete online content management system.
You'll learn how to:
Install PHP & MySQL on Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux
Gain a thorough understanding of PHP syntax
Use object oriented programming techniques
Master database design principles and SQL
Develop robust websites that can handle high levels of traffic
Build a working content management system (CMS)
And much more!
Tom Butler is a web developer, a Ph.D student researching software best practices, and part-time university lecturer from the UK with an interest in programming best practices, separation of concerns and a 'less is more' approach to code. Kevin Yank is a world-renowned leader in web development. When not writing best sellers, Kevin is the Technical Director of sitepoint.com and editor of the popular SitePoint Tech Times newsletter.