by Adam Trachtenberg, David Sklar
Publisher: O'Reilly Media 2014
Number of pages: 813
The PHP Cookbook is a collection of problems, solutions, and practical examples for PHP programmers. The book contains a unique and extensive collection of best practices for everyday PHP programming dilemmas. It contains over 250 recipes, ranging from simple tasks to entire programs that demonstrate complex tasks, such as printing HTML tables and generating bar charts -- a treasure trove of useful code for PHP programmers, from novices to advanced practitioners.
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- PHP Security Consortium
This guide is the flagship project of the PHP Security Consortium, an international group dedicated to promoting secure programming practices. The guide offers information pertaining to a number of common security concerns for all PHP developers.
- IBM Redbooks
The book provides lots of information for developers, including code samples for creating PHP applications with DB2, Informix Dynamic Server, and Cloudscape. We use the latest PHP data access extensions including: PHP Data Objects and ibm_db2.
This online book covers all areas of PHP in detail: the basics of the language, file and filesystem handling, object oriented programming, MySQL and SQLite database access, handling of HTML forms, using cookies and PHP sessions.