Core PHP Programming

Core PHP Programming

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PHP is a server-side, cross-platform, HTML embedded scripting language that borrows the best ideas from Java, Perl, and C -- while enabling you to get started in minutes, and build significant scripts almost immediately thereafter. Already supported on Apache and many other Web servers, PHP is completely open-source -- and extraordinarily productive. Core PHP Programming is the first complete, readable, and practical guide to PHP, containing all you need to get results -- including PHP source code for several top Web server platforms. Discover how PHP works with a Web server, and why it's superior to other server-side scripting environments. Master PHP syntax, including variables, operators, expressions, control statements, functions, arrays, classes, and more. Review every PHP function, including I/O, data, and math functions; time, date, and configuration functions; and both image and database functions. Understand sorting, searching, parsing, and string evaluation; then walk step-by-step through three Web/database integration applications, including building HTML tables from SQL queries; tracking visitors; and storing content in a database. You'll find chapters on integrating PHP with HTML; program design; optimization and debugging, and much more.show more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 450 pages
  • 177.8 x 235 x 41.9mm | 1,244.11g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 013020787X
  • 9780130207876

Table of contents

Preface. I. PROGRAMMING WITH PHP. 1. An Introduction to PHP. 2. Variables, Operators, and Expressions. 3. Control Statements. 4. Functions. 5. Arrays. 6. Classes. 7. I/O and Disk Access. II. FUNCTIONAL REFERENCE. 8. I/O Functions. 9. Data Functions. 10. Mathematical Functions. 11. Time, Date, and Configuration Functions. 12. Image Functions. 13. Database Functions. III. ALGORITHMS. 14. Sorting, Searching, and Random Numbers. 15. Parsing and String Evaluation. 16. Database Integration. 17. Generating Graphics. IV. SOFTWARE ENGINEERING. 18. Integration with HTML. 19. Design. 20. Efficiency and Debugging. Appendix A. Backslash Codes. Appendix B. ASCII Codes. Appendix C. Operators. Appendix D. PHP Tags. Appendix E. Installing PHP. Index.show more

About Leon Atkinson

Leon Atkinson is a developer specializing in designing and implementing Internet-capable and Internet-hosted applications. Since joining Web developer Clear Ink, he has focused on building complex, PHP-based Web applications that automate business processes.show more

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