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Learning PHP, MySQL & JavaScript: With jQuery, CSS & HTML5 (Learning Php, Mysql, Javascript, Css & Html5)

Author: Robin Nixon
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Publisher: O'Reilly Media (14 December 2014)

The fully revised, updated and extended 4th edition of the hugely popular web development book - includes CSS, HTML5, jQuery and the mysqli extension.
Build interactive, data-driven websites with the potent combination of open-source technologies and web standards, even if you only have basic HTML knowledge. With this popular hands-on guide, you'll tackle dynamic web programming with the help of today's core technologies: PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, and HTML5.
Explore each technology separately, learn how to use them together, and pick up valuable web programming practices along the way. At the end of the book, you'll put everything together to build a fully functional social networking site, using XAMPP or any development stack of your choice.

  • Learn PHP in-depth, along with the basics of object-oriented programming
  • Explore MySQL, from database structure to complex queries
  • Use the mysqli Extension, PHP's improved MySQL interface
  • Create dynamic PHP web pages that tailor themselves to the user
  • Manage cookies and sessions, and maintain a high level of security
  • Master the JavaScript language--and enhance it with jQuery
  • Use Ajax calls for background browser/server communication
  • Acquire CSS2 & CSS3 skills for professionally styling your web pages
  • Implement all the new HTML5 features, including geolocation, audio, video, and the canvas

Php: Programming, Master's Handbook: A TRUE Beginner's Guide! Problem Solving, Code, Data Science, Data Structures & Algorithms (Code like a PRO in ... engineering, r programming, iOS development,)

Author: Codewell Academy
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Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform ( 8 September 2015)

PHP Programming Like a PRO! “ this book makes it super easy to understand what you are doing and it is super easy to follow. “ - Emily White, from Amazon.com “ This book… was actually one of the best PHP books I've read“ - Brandon Nol, from Amazon.com “ If you’re into programming, this book will help you a lot. “ - Vincent, from Amazon.com How would you like a truly skilled programmer’s mindset? Do you want to code MUCH more efficiently and with less errors? Crafted by some of the best minds who have studied in some of the world’s top universities, You’re among one of the best learning programs out there. Within this book's pages, you'll find GREAT coding skills to learn - and more. Just some of the questions and topics include: - Data mistakes you CANNOT AFFORD to make... - Understand the PHP language on a deeper level.. - How to make PROPER data structures (other books don’t teach you this way…) - How to make PROPER Functions (other books don’t teach you this way either…) - REAL coding workshops to test your new skills... and Much, much more! World-Class Training This book breaks your training down into easy-to-understand modules. It starts from the very essentials of data structures and functions, so you can write great code - even as a beginner!

PhP: Learn PHP Programming Quick & Easy

Author: Troy Dimes
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Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (14 April 2015)

Want to learn the in-demand skill of PHP programming… AND do it fast?

Are you new to computer programming or just want to brush up on some skills? If so, this book is a wonderful resource for you. PHP is one of the most widely used open source, server side programming languages. If you are interested in getting started with programming and want to get some basic knowledge of the language, then this book is for you! Famous websites, including Facebook & Yahoo are powered by PHP. It is, in a sense, the language of the world!

PHP core concepts, examples, and exercises included.

The book covers core PHP concepts, starting from the basics and moving into advanced object oriented PHP. It explains and demonstrates everything along the way. You'll be sure to be programming in PHP in no time.

Great for beginners or those that have some experience coding

This is an in-depth book written by an expert for people like YOU. You may know some things about computer programming or coding but you still want to learn more. You'll find that this book is so simple to digest and it provides step-by-step instructions so that you'll have no problem keeping up.

Here's just some of what you'll learn:
  • What PHP is, why you should use it, and exactly how it works.
  • How to prepare your computer for programming in PHP. (Screenshots included)
  • How to quickly and easily create your own PHP web applications.
  • Many useful tips and tricks on how to program in PHP with ease.
  • Much more…
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PHP for the Web: Visual QuickStart Guide (5th Edition)

Author: Larry Ullman
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Publisher: Peachpit Press ( 9 July 2016)

Learn PHP programming the quick and easy way!
With PHP for the Web: Visual QuickStart Guide readers can start from the beginning to get a tour of the programming language, or look up specific tasks to learn just what they need to know.
This task-based visual reference guide uses step-by-step instructions and plenty of screenshots to teach beginning and intermediate users this popular open-source scripting language. Author Larry Ullman guides readers through the ins and outs of both PHP 5 and PHP 7, and offers more efficient ways to tackle common needs.
Both beginning users, who want a thorough introduction to the technology, and more intermediate users, who are looking for a convenient reference, will find what they need here--in straightforward language and through readily accessible examples.

  • Easy visual approach uses demonstrations and real-world examples to guide you through dynamic web development using PHP and show you what to do step by step.
  • Concise steps and explanations let you get up and running in no time.
  • Essential reference guide keeps you coming back again and again.
  • Whether you’re a programming newbie or an experienced veteran learning PHP for the first time, this book will teach you all you need to know, including the latest changes in PHP and more efficient ways to tackle common needs.


PHP and MySQL for Dynamic Web Sites: Visual QuickPro Guide (4th Edition)

Author: Larry Ullman
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Publisher: Peachpit Press (23 September 2011)

It hasn't taken Web developers long to discover that when it comes to creating dynamic, database-driven Web sites, MySQL and PHP provide a winning open-source combination. Add this book to the mix, and there's no limit to the powerful, interactive Web sites that developers can create. With step-by-step instructions, complete scripts, and expert tips to guide readers, veteran author and database designer Larry Ullman gets right down to business: After grounding readers with separate discussions of first the scripting language (PHP) and then the database program (MySQL), he goes on to cover security, sessions and cookies, and using additional Web tools, with several sections devoted to creating sample applications. This guide is indispensable for beginning to intermediate level Web designers who want to replace their static sites with something dynamic. In this edition, the bulk of the new material covers the latest features and techniques with PHP and MySQL. Also new to this edition are chapters introducing jQuery and object-oriented programming techniques.

PHP Objects, Patterns, and Practice

Author: MATT ZANDSTRA
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Publisher: Apress (20 December 2016)

Aided by three key elements: object fundamentals, design principles, and best practices, you'll learn how to develop elegant and rock solid systems using PHP.
The 5th edition of this popular book has been fully updated for PHP 7, including replacing the PEAR package manager with Composer, and new material on Vagrant and PHP standards. It provides a solid grounding in PHP's support for objects, it builds on this foundation to instill core principles of software design and then covers the tools and practices needed to develop, test and deploy robust code.
PHP Objects, Patterns, and Practice begins by covering PHP's object-oriented features. It introduces key topics including class declaration, inheritance, reflection and much more.
The next section is devoted to design patterns. It explains the principles that make patterns powerful. The book covers many of the classic design patterns and includes chapters on enterprise and database patterns.
The last segment of the book covers the tools and practices that can help turn great code into a successful project. The section shows how to manage multiple developers and releases with git, how to manage builds and dependencies with Composer. It also explores strategies for automated testing and continuous integration.
What You'll Learn

  • Work with object fundamentals: writing classes and methods, instantiating objects, creating powerful class hierarchies using inheritance.
  • Master advanced object-oriented features, including static methods and properties, managing error conditions with exceptions, and creating abstract classes and interfaces.
  • Learn about the new object-oriented features introduced by PHP 7 and why they matter for your code.
  • Understand and use design principles to deploy objects and classes effectively in your projects.
  • Discover a set of powerful patterns that you can deploy in your own projects.
  • Guarantee a successful project including unit testing; version control, build, installation and package management; and continuous integration.

Who This Book is For
This book is suitable for anyone with at least a basic knowledge of PHP who wants to use its object-oriented features in their projects.
Those who already know their interfaces from their abstracts may well still find it hard to use these features in their systems. They will benefit from the book's emphasis on design. They will learn how to choose and combine the participants of a system; how to read design patterns and how to use them in their code.
Finally this book is for PHP coders who want to learn about the practices and tools (version control, testing, continuous integration, etc) that can make projects safe, elegant and stable.

PHP and MySQL Web Development (4th Edition)

Author: Luke Welling
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Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional (11 October 2008)

PHP and MySQL Web Development, Fourth Edition
The definitive guide to building database-drive Web applications with PHP and MySQL
PHP and MySQL are popular open-source technologies that are ideal for quickly developing database-driven Web applications. PHP is a powerful scripting language designed to enable developers to create highly featured Web applications quickly, and MySQL is a fast, reliable database that integrates well with PHP and is suited for dynamic Internet-based applications.


PHP and MySQL Web Development shows how to use these tools together to produce effective, interactive Web applications. It clearly describes the basics of the PHP language, explains how to set up and work with a MySQL database, and then shows how to use PHP to interact with the database and the server.


This practical, hands-on book includes numerous examples that demonstrate common tasks such as authenticating users, constructing a shopping cart, generating PDF documents and images dynamically, sending and managing email, facilitating user discussions, connecting to Web services using XML, and developing Web 2.0 applications with Ajax-based interactivity.


The fourth edition of PHP and MySQL Web Development has been thoroughly updated, revised, and expanded to cover developments in PHP 5 through version 5.3, such as namespaces and closures, as well as features introduced in MySQL 5.1.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Part I: Using PHP

1 PHP Crash Course
2 Storing and Retrieving Data
3 Using Arrays
4 String Manipulation and Regular Expressions
5 Reusing Code and Writing Functions
6 Object-Oriented PHP
7 Error and Exception Handling
Part II: Using MySQL
8 Designing Your Web Database
9 Creating Your Web Database
10 Working with Your MySQL Database
11 Accessing Your MySQL Database from the Web with PHP
12 Advanced MySQL Administration
13 Advanced MySQL Programming
Part III: E-Commerce and Security
14 Running an E-Commerce Site
15 E-commerce Security Issues
16 Web Application Security
17 Implementing Authentication with PHP and MySQL
18 Implementing Secure Transactions with PHP and MySQL
Part IV: Advanced PHP Techniques
19 Interacting with the File System and the Server
20 Using Network and Protocol Functions
21 Managing the Date and Time
22 Generating Images
23 Using Session Control in PHP
24 Other Useful Features

Part V: Building Practical PHP and MySQL Projects

25 Using PHP and MySQL for Large Projects
26 Debugging
27 Building User Authentication and Personalization
28 Building a Shopping Cart
29 Building a Web-Based Email Service
30 Building a Mailing List Manager
31 Building Web Forums
32 Generating Personalized PDF Documents
33 Connecting to Web Services with XML and SOAP
34 Building Web 2.0 Applications with Ajax
Part VI: Appendixes
Appendix A: Installing PHP and MySQL
Appendix B: Web Resources


The Joy of PHP: A Beginner's Guide to Programming Interactive Web Applications with PHP and mySQL

Author: Alan Forbes
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Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform ( 4 December 2015)

Third Edition now with bonus chapters. Have you ever wanted to design your own website or browser application but thought it would be too difficult or just didn't know where to start? Have you found the amount of information on the Internet either too daunting or not geared for your skill set or worse-- just plain boring? Are you interested in learning to program PHP and have some fun along the way? If so, then The Joy of PHP by Alan Forbes is the book for you!! Alan starts with some basic HTML so the absolute beginner can catch up quickly and then goes step by step on how PHP works. You start with the easy stuff--like how to create and run simple PHP scripts that modify web pages-- and then build on what you've learned through a series of cohesive (and fun) exercises that carry over from lesson to lesson. As the chapters progress you begin to build a web site for a growing used car dealership business. This approach keeps the material fun and challenging-- and gives what you've learned a context to be relevant. A car dealership needs a constantly changing web site because the inventory of cars is always changing. HTML is not the answer for this kind of web site-- but PHP and mySQL are! Throughout the book you will be working with the web site for the car dealership and adding features and modifying it as the needs of the business (and your knowledge) grow. This writing style reinforces the previous lessons and keeps you engaged in a "real" project -- giving you both a sense of accomplishment and an opportunity to apply what you've learned to a realistic scenario. You are far more likely to retain what you've learned using this approach than just reading dry syntax documentation. The author has an easy and fun style of writing that teaches you PHP in a simple, matter of fact manner while showing you the most common uses of the commands you need to get the job done. This keeps your learning pace quick and uncluttered. If you need it, he also points you to several resources where you can learn more about the other options a PHP function can offer and-- even better--how to read and understand those resources. If you want to learn the PHP language in an easy, enjoyable, well laid out manner and to learn why PHP and mySQL are so powerful and fun to use then buy this book!! Do not buy this book if you are looking for a comprehensive reference of boring PHP syntax. This book does not attempt to cover everything about PHP. What it does do-- and does well-- is take you from being a beginner who isn't even sure what PHP is to someone who knows the sheer joy that only programming dynamic sites can provide. You will become someone who can read, write, and modify PHP scripts and you will be able make your website come alive. Bonus Code All the source code referenced in the book is available for easy download and well organized. You don't have to cut and paste out of Kindle or retype code, unless you want to. There is even a video tutorial showing how to get started. Topics Covered... - Installing and configuring PHP - Introduction to HTML - Basic PHP Syntax - Some Fun Right Away - Editors and Staying Organized - Variables, Numbers, Dates and Strings - Control Structures - How to use a database, such as mySQL - Using PHP and mySQL Together - How to create forms to Display, Add, Edit, and Delete data - Session Variables - Working with Images - PHP File Uploads - PHP Quirks and Tips - Security Considerations This book is NOT the only book you'll ever need to read to master PHP. The book is a gentle introduction to a very rich topic. The hope of the author is to show you that PHP isn't really that scary after all, it is something YOU can do, and it can even bring you joy once you get it.

PHP, MySQL, JavaScript & HTML5 All-in-One For Dummies

Author: Steve Suehring
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Publisher: For Dummies ( 1 April 2013)

Get the basics on four key web programming tools in one great book!

PHP, JavaScript, and HTML5 are essential programming languages for creating dynamic websites that work with the MySQL database. PHP and MySQL provide a robust, easy-to-learn, open-source solution for creating superb e-commerce sites and content management. JavaScript and HTML5 add support for the most current multimedia effects. This one-stop guide gives you what you need to know about all four! Seven self-contained minibooks cover web technologies, HTML5 and CSS3, PHP programming, MySQL databases, JavaScript, PHP with templates, and web applications.

  • Addresses how PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, and HTML5 are vital tools for creating dynamic, database-driven websites and are especially important for e-commerce sites
  • Serves as essential reading for web designers who are new to these technologies, offering a crash course covering all of these powerful technologies in this handy volume of seven self-contained minibooks
  • Covers how to program in PHP and how to create and administer a MySQL database as well as how to manipulate MySQL data via a web interface
  • Shows how to create a secure website and how to code popular e-business applications such as login programs and shopping carts

With seven books in one, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript & HTML5 All-in-One For Dummies will turn your website into the center of attention in no time at all.

PHP Web Services: APIs for the Modern Web

Author: Lorna Jane Mitchell
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Publisher: O'Reilly Media (21 January 2016)

Whether you’re sharing data between two internal systems or building an API so that users can access their data, this practical guide has everything you need to build APIs with PHP. Author Lorna Jane Mitchell provides lots of hands-on code samples, real-world examples, and advice based on her extensive experience to guide you through the process—from the underlying theory to methods for making your service robust.

You’ll learn how to use this language to work with JSON, XML, and other web service technologies. This updated second edition includes new tools and features that reflect PHP updates and changes on the Web.

  • Explore HTTP, from the request/response cycle to its verbs, headers, and cookies
  • Work with and publish webhooks—user-defined HTTP callbacks
  • Determine whether JSON or XML is the best data format for your application
  • Get advice for working with RPC, SOAP, and RESTful services
  • Use several tools and techniques for debugging HTTP web services
  • Choose the service that works best for your application, and learn how to make it robust
  • Document your API—and learn how to design it to handle errors
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