Sams Teach Yourself PHP, MySQL and Apache All in One

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Sams Publishing, 2012 - Computers - 653 pages
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In just a short time, you can learn how to use PHP, MySQL, and Apache together to create dynamic, interactive websites and applications using the three leading open-source web development technologies. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson in this book builds on the previous ones, enabling you to learn the essentials of PHP scripting, MySQL databases, and the Apache web server from the ground up.

 

Regardless of whether you run Linux, Windows, or Mac OS X, the enclosed CD includes a complete starter kit that lets you install all the software you need to set up a stable environment for learning, testing, and production.

 

Julie C. Meloni is a technical consultant who has been developing web-based applications since the Web first saw the light of day. She has authored numerous books and articles on web application development and HTML/CSS, and you can find translations of her work in 18 different languages.

 

Learn how to...

 

* Install, configure, and set up the PHP scripting language, the MySQL database system, and the Apache Web server

* Get these technologies to work together to create a dynamic, database-backed website

* Interact with MySQL using PHP

* Work with forms and files

* Create a web-based discussion forum or mailing list

* Add a storefront and shopping cart to your site

* Optimize your MySQL databases

* Fine-tune the Apache server's performance

* Restrict access to your applications

* Set up a secure web server

 

 

CD-ROM Includes

A complete PHP, MySQL, and
Apache starter kit for Windows®, Linux®, or Mac® OS X.

 

 

 

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This book has the appearance of being 3 books cobbled together into one. Minor features are hammered to death while crucial steps are glossed over, even those in the software installation section of ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Getting Up and Running
5
PHP Language Structure
75
Getting Involved with the Code
159
PHP and MySQL Integration
283
Basic Projects
373
Administration and FineTuning
555
Index
619
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Julie C. Meloni is a technical consultant who has been developing web-based applications since the Web first saw the light of day. She has authored numerous books and articles on web-based programming and scripting languages and database topics, and you can find translations of her work in 18 different languages. She blogs at thickbook.com and nerdtripping.com—the latter reserved for tips and tricks for traveling while nerdy.

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