Apache, MySQL, and PHP Web Development All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

Apache, MySQL, and PHP Web Development All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

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â Covers the entire open source Web platform known as LAMP, which includes Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP, the basis for many dynamic data-driven Web sites â Seven convenient minibooks provide easy reference on open source and team development, working with Linux and Apache, automating Web sites with Perl, developing front-end applications with Tcl/TK, creating dynamic Web pages with PHP, accessing Web databases with MySQL, and processing Web files with regular expressions â Includes valuable, hard-to-find coverage of collaboration, file sharing, and version control with CVS â PHP is running on over nine million sites, with an average increase of 6.5 percent monthly over the past two years; Apache Web servers handle seventy percent of Web contentshow more

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  • Paperback | 760 pages
  • 190 x 232 x 54mm | 1,519.53g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1. Auflage
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0764549693
  • 9780764549694
  • 754,541

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7 books in 1- your key to successful LAMP Web development! Your one-stop guide to developing Web sites with Linux(R), Apache, MySQL, and PHP Here's what you need to open up the wonderful world of open source Web development! Convenient minibooks get you going on every phase of the process and cover each LAMP tool, so it's easy to find what you need. There's even a minibook to make those pesky regular expressions make sense. Let the light shine in! The Dummies Way Coverage of the essentials and beyond Explanations in plain English "Get in, get out" information Thumbtabs and other navigation aids Tear-out cheat sheet A dash of humor and fun Discover how to: Configure and secure systems for Apache Automate Web sites with Perl Create Tcl/Tk programs and design GUIs Enhance Web sites with PHP Access SQL from PHP Understand regular Expressionsshow more

About Jeff Cogswell

Jeff Cogswell, author of C++ All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies, is a software engineer, writer, consultant, and educator. Having written ten books about programming, he is known to be one of the best teachers around.show more

Table of contents

Introduction. Book I: Configuring Linux and Windows for Apache. Chapter 1: Configuring Linux. Chapter 2: Configuring Windows. Chapter 3: Ten Third-Party Packages That Enhance Security. Book II: Building an Apache Web Site. Chapter 1: Introducing the Apache Web Server. Chapter 2: Installing Apache. Chapter 3: Configuring Apache. Chapter 4: Apache Modules. Chapter 5: Ten Security Tips. Book III: Perl Web Site Automation. Chapter 1: Introducing Perl. Chapter 2: Simple Data Types. Chapter 3: Comparing and Testing Variables. Chapter 4: Controlling the Structure of Your Program. Chapter 5: Processing Text Files and Directories. Chapter 6: Advanced Perl Coding. Chapter 7: Perl and CGI Scripts. Chapter 8: Ten Useful Perl Functions. Book IV: Tcl/Tk Front End Development. Chapter 1: What Are Tcl and Tk? Chapter 2: Processing Variables and Expressions. Chapter 3: Controlling the Structure. Chapter 4: Building Procedures. Chapter 5: Manipulating Files. Chapter 6: Programming with the Tcl Packages. Chapter 7: Designing GUIs with Tk. Chapter 8: Arranging Controls, Drawing Pictures, and Handling Text. Chapter 9: Displaying Standard Dialog Boxes in Tk. Chapter 10: Ten Useful Tcl/Tk Tools. Book V: PHP Web Pages for Dynamic Content. Chapter 1: What You Can Do with PHP. Chapter 2: Writing Server-Side Scripts. Chapter 3: Storing Information. Chapter 4: Controlling the Program Flow. Chapter 5: Arrays and Functions. Chapter 6: Interacting with HTML. Chapter 7: Advanced Programming with PHP. Chapter 8: Creating Graphics. Chapter 9: Modeling Data with Classes. Chapter 10: Ten Ways to Enhance Your Web Site. Book VI: MySQL Databases on the Web. Chapter 1: What Is MySQL? Chapter 2: Managing Databases and Tables. Chapter 3: Relating Your Data. Chapter 4: Accessing MySQL from PHP. Chapter 5: Querying with SQL and PHP. Chapter 6: Accessing MySQL from Perl. Chapter 7: Creating a Username System for Your Web Site. Chapter 8: Ten Ways to Enhance a Web Site with Databases. Book VII: Processing Web Files with Regular Expressions. Chapter 1: Why Use Regular Expressions? Chapter 2: Following the Syntax of Regular Expressions. Chapter 3: Customizing, Searching, and Replacing. Chapter 4: Grouping and Capturing. Chapter 5: Joining, Splitting, and Making Up. Chapter 6: Processing Multiple Lines and Files. Chapter 7: Processing HTML Files. Chapter 8: Ten Regular Expression Gotchas. Book VIII: Appendixes. Appendix A: Managing Files with CVS. Appendix B: Understanding Open-Source Licenses. Index.show more

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