Publisher: Techotopia 2008
This online e-book covers all aspects of PHP programming. It begins with a brief history of PHP, then gives an overview of PHP, and why it is so useful to web programmers. It then 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. All chapters are accompanied by real world examples.
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by Josh Lockhart - phptherightway.com
There's a lot of outdated information on the Web that leads new PHP users astray, propagating bad practices and bad code. This must stop. PHP: The Right Way is an easy-to-read, quick reference for PHP best practices and accepted coding standards.
by Vikram Vaswani - Zend Developer Zone
This book caters for the absolute beginners to the intermediate and advanced PHP developers. It takes you through from what is a variable to a nice snippet the author found on backing up a databases or their individual individual tables.
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