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

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If you want to build dynamic Web sites that encourage users to interact with them, PHP and MySQL are among the best tools you ll find. PHP is a scripting language designed specifically for use on the Web, while MySQL is a database management system that works with it perfectly. Best of all, they re free. It s hard to beat that combination!
PHP & MySQL Web Development All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies is kind of one-stop shopping for the information you need to get up and running with these tools and put them to good use. It s divided into six handy minibooks that cover setting up your environment, PHP programming, using MySQL, security, PHP extensions, and PHP Web applications. They make it easy to create a Web site where visitors can sign on, use shopping carts, complete forms, and do business with your business.
It s easy to find what you need in this handy guide. You ll discover how to:
Find and acquire all the tools you need and set up your development environmentBuild PHP scripts to make your Web site workCreate a MySQL database that visitors can accessSummarize and sort data resultsDesign and implement user access controlBuild a shopping cart applicationCreate extensions that make your site more useful
With PHP & MySQL Web Development All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies by your side, you ll be a Web site guru before you know it!
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  • Paperback | 672 pages
  • 184 x 230 x 42mm | 979.75g
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Chichester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1. Auflage
  • 0470167777
  • 9780470167779
  • 167,120

About Janet Valade

Janet Valade is the author of
PHP &MySQL For Dummies, which is in its third edition. She has also written
PHP & MySQL Everyday Apps For Dummies and
PHP & MySQL: Your visual blueprint for creating dynamic, database-driven Web sites. In addition, Janet is the author of
Spring into Linux and a co-author of
Mastering Visually Dreamweaver CS3 and Flash CS3 Professional. Janet has 20 years of experience in the computing field. Most recently, she worked as a Web designer and programmer in an engineering firm for four years. Prior to that, Janet worked for 13 years in a university environment, where she was a systems analyst. During her tenure, she supervised the installation and operation of computing resources, designed and developed a data archive, supported faculty and students in their computer usage, wrote numerous technical papers, and developed and presented seminars on a variety of technology topics.
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6 books in 1 -- your key to great dynamic Web sites! Your one-stop guide to building dynamic, database-driven sites -- easily

Here's a handy toolbox for building your dynamic Web site, all in one easy-to-use book! Six convenient minibooks give you what you need to know to use PHP & MySQL -- free, open-source technologies. You'll find it's easy to create a Web site that lets visitors sign on, use shopping carts, complete forms, and much more.

Discover how to:

Set up your development environment

Build PHP scripts

Create a MySQL database

Summarize and sort data results

Design and implement user access control

Build a shopping cart application
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Table of contents

Introduction.
Book I: Setting Up Your Environment.
Chapter 1: Setting Up Your Web Environment.
Chapter 2: Installing PHP.
Chapter 3: Setting Up the MySQL Environment.
Chapter 4: Installing a Web Server.
Chapter 5: Setting Up Your Web Development Environment with the XAMPP Package.
Book II: PHP Programming.
Chapter 1: PHP Basics.
Chapter 2: Building PHP Scripts.
Chapter 3: PHP and Your Operating System.
Chapter 4: Object-Oriented Programming.
Book III: Using MySQL.
Chapter 1: Introducing MySQL.
Chapter 2: Administering MySQL.
Chapter 3: Designing and Building a Database.
Chapter 4: Using the Database.
Chapter 5: Communicating with the Database from PHP Scripts.
Book IV: Security.
Chapter 1: General Security Considerations.
Chapter 2: An Overview of Authentication and Encryption.
Chapter 3: Creating a Secure Environment.
Chapter 4: Programming Securely in PHP.
Chapter 5: Programming Secure E-Commerce Applications.
Book V: PHP Extensions.
Chapter 1: Introduction to Extensions.
Chapter 2: Using PEAR.
Chapter 3: Using the XML Extension.
Chapter 4: Manipulating Images with the GD Extension.
Chapter 5: Mail Extensions.
Book VI: PHP Web Applications.
Chapter 1: Building and Processing Dynamic Forms.
Chapter 2: Making Information Available on Multiple Web Pages.
Chapter 3: Building a Login Application.
Chapter 4: Building an Online Catalog.
Chapter 5: Building a Shopping Cart.
Index.
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