PHP and MySQL For Dummies

PHP and MySQL For Dummies

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* Shows Web developers how to use two popular open source technologies, the PHP scripting language and MySQL database, to build Web database applications * This updated edition covers changes in PHP 5 and the latest version of MySQL, including programming techniques for the new PHP default setting, methods for handling MySQL security problems, and extended information about Apache Web Server and Mac OS X versions of PHP and MySQL * Explains how to install Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X versions of PHP and MySQL * Includes two complete sample applications: an online catalog and a members-only Web site * Features a companion Web site with code examples from the book and links to the author's successful site * Kevin Beaver has more than fifteen years of experience in security and information technology, specializing in security assessments and incident response * Features a companion Web site with links to various utilities discussed throughout the book and practical security checklists
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  • Paperback | 456 pages
  • 189 x 234.7 x 27.4mm | 648.65g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0764555898
  • 9780764555893
  • 2,241,607

Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Developing a Web Database Application Using PHP and MySQL. Chapter 1: Introduction to PHP and MySQL. Chapter 2: Setting Up Your Work Environment. Chapter 3: Developing a Web Database Application. Part II: MySQL Database. Chapter 4: Building the Database. Chapter 5: Protecting Your Data. Part III: PHP. Chapter 6: General PHP. Chapter 7: PHP Building Blocks for Programs. Chapter 8: Data In, Data Out. Chapter 9: Moving Information from One Web Page to the Next. Part IV: Applications. Chapter 10: Putting It All Together. Chapter 11: Building an Online Catalog. Chapter 12: Building a Members Only Web Site. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 13: Ten Things You Might Want to Do Using PHP Functions. Chapter 14: Ten PHP Gotchas. Part VI: Appendixes. Appendix A: Installing MySQL. Appendix B: Installing PHP. Appendix C: Installing and Configuring Apache. Index.
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About Janet Valade

Janet Valade has been a Web designer and programmer, a systems analyst, a builder of e-commerce Web applications, and an instructor of various computer topics.
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