PHP: The Complete Reference is a book that provides the readers with key insights into developing dynamic websites using PHP.
Summary Of The Book
PHP is classified as a server-side scripting language that is used for web development, which can also be utilized as a general-purpose programming language. PHP is installed on over 244 million sites and around 2.1 million servers. PHP: The Complete Reference is a guide that provides the readers with key insights into developing dynamic web applications using PHP, which has taken the Internet world by storm. This edition comprises detailed descriptions and downloadable sample code, covering version 5.2 of PHP. Through the course of this book, the readers are guided step-by-step into configuring PHP, developing PHP-enabling web pages, and how to utilize advanced tools.
In total, there are 15 chapters in PHP: The Complete Reference. Some chapters include Introducing Databases, Working with HTML Concepts, Object Oriented Programming, Networking and Reading RSS, Advanced PHP, and Creating Functions. Holzner throws light on ways to personalize the PHP workspace, declare variables and operators, process input from the user, and work with arrays and strings. He also explains ways to access information from a database, utilize cookies for tracking client-side preferences, publish apps to the web, and carry out email and FTP transactions.
Holzner also guides the readers how to work with loops, functions, and variables, along with guidelines on how to integrate forms, radio buttons, checkboxes, text fields, and HTML controls. He also talks about writing MySQL scripts to extract, update and modify information in a database, and develop AJAX-enabled web pages. The readers are also given insights into drawing graphics on the server, along with developing XML components and adding RSS feeds.
About Steven Holzner
Steven Holzner is an author and programmer.
Holzner has written Beginning Ruby on Rails (Wrox Beginning Guides), Java 2: Programming Black Book 2006, Visual Basic .NET Programing: Black Book (With CD), and Visual Basic 6 Programming: Black Book (With CD).
Holzner completed his undergraduate degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and then went on to finish his doctorate from Cornell University. He has been a part of the faculty at both these universities as well, and also conducts seminars across the United States. In total, he has authored more than 67 books on programming topics, which have sold more than a million copies. Holzner has written about XML subjects such as XSLT since the time they’ve been around. Holzner’s books have been translated into more than 15 languages.
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