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Head First PHP and MySQL
By Lynn Beighley

Head First PHP and MySQL

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Head First PHP and MySQL by Lynn Beighley

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If you're ready to create web pages more complex than those you can build with HTML and CSS, "Head First PHP & MySQL" is the ultimate learning guide to building dynamic, database-driven websites using PHP and MySQL. Packed with real-world examples, this book teaches you all the essentials of server-side programming, from the fundamentals of PHP and MySQL coding to advanced topics such as form validation, session IDs, cookies, database queries and joins, file I/O operations, content management, and more. "Head First PHP & MySQL" offers the same visually rich format that's turned every title in the "Head First" series into a bestseller, with plenty of exercises, quizzes, puzzles, and other interactive features to help you retain what you've learned.This title discusses how to: use PHP to transform static HTML pages into dynamic web sites; create and populate your own MySQL database tables, and work with data stored in files; perform sophisticated MySQL queries with joins, and refine your results with LIMIT and ORDER BY; use cookies and sessions to track visitors' login information and personalize the site for users; protect your data from SQL injection attacks; use regular expressions to validate information on forms; dynamically display text based on session info and create images on the fly; and, pull syndicated data from other sites using PHP and XML. Throughout the book, you'll build sophisticated examples - including a mailing list, a job board, and an online dating site - to help you learn how to harness the power of PHP and MySQL in a variety of contexts. If you're ready to build a truly dynamic website, "Head First PHP & MySQL" is the ideal way to get going.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780596006303
ISBN-10: 0596006306
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 203mm x 46mm)
Pages: 774
Imprint: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Publish Date: 6-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Lynn Beighley

Lynn Beighley is a fiction writer stuck in a technical book writer's body. Upon discovering that technical book writing actually paid real money, she learned to accept and enjoy it.After going back to school to get a Masters in Computer Science, she worked for the acronyms NRL and LANL. Then she discovered Flash, and wrote her first bestseller.A victim of bad timing, she moved to Silicon Valley just before the great crash. She spent several years working for Yahoo! and writing other books and training courses. Finally giving in to her creative writing bent, she moved to the New York area to get an MFA in Creative Writing.Her Head First-style thesis was delivered to a packed room of professors and fellow students. It was extremely well received, and she finished her degree, finished Head First SQL, and can't wait to begin her next book. Lynn loves traveling, cooking, and making up elaborate background stories about complete strangers. She's a little scared of clowns.Michael Morrison is a writer, developer, toy inventor, and author of books on Java, Web scripting, game development, and mobile devices. An instructor of Web-based courses, Michael is also the founder of Stalefish Labs (www.stalefishlabs.com), a company specializing in games, toys, and interactive media.

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