PHP for the Web

PHP for the Web : Visual QuickStart Guide

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With PHP for the World Wide Web, Third Edition: 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. Leading technology author Larry Ullman guides readers through the new features in PHP 6, focusing primarily on improved support for handling any language in a Web site. Other addressed changes include removal of outdated and insecure features, plus new functions and more efficient ways to tackle common needs.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 thorough readily accessible examples.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 175.26 x 226.06 x 30.48mm | 748.42g
  • Peachpit Press Publications
  • Berkeley, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0321442490
  • 9780321442499
  • 1,082,445

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With PHP for the World Wide Web, Third Edition: 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. Leading technology author Larry Ullman guides readers through the new features in PHP 6, focusing primarily on improved support for handling any language in a Web site. Other addressed changes include removal of outdated and insecure features, plus new functions and more efficient ways to tackle common needs.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 thorough readily accessible examples.
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Table of contents

IntroductionChapter 1: Getting Started with PHPChapter 2: VariablesChapter 3: HTML Forms and PHPChapter 4: Using NumbersChapter 5: Using StringsChapter 6: Control StructuresChapter 7: Using ArraysChapter 8: Creating Web ApplicationsChapter 9: Cookies and SessionsChapter 10: Creating FunctionsChapter 11: Files and DirectoriesChapter 12: Intro to DatabasesChapter 13: Regular ExpressionsAppendix A: Installation and ConfigurationAppendix B: Resources and Next StepsIndex
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About Larry Ullman

PHP expert Larry Ullman has written several best-selling books on the topic, including the previous edition of this guide. In addition, he serves as the Director of Digital Media Technology at DMC Insights and teaches numerous classes on PHP.
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