Web designers will learn how to use these technologies together and pick up valuable web programming practices along the wayâincluding how to optimize websites for mobile devices. At the end of the book, youâll put everything together to build a fully functional social networking site suitable for both desktop and mobile browsers.
Learn PHP, the programming language used to build sites like Facebook, Wikipedia and WordPress, then discoverÂ how these sites store information in a database (MySQL) and useÂ the databaseÂ to create the web pages.
This full-color book is packed with inspiring code examples, infographics and photography that not only teach you the PHP language and how to work with databases, but also show you how to build new applications from scratch. It demonstrates practical techniques that you will recognize from popular sites where visitors can:
To show you how to apply the skills you learn,Â you will buildÂ a complete content management system, enhanced with features that are commonly seen on social networks.
This book includes several sample codes, which have been provided to give you the real-world programming experience. Go ahead and execute these codes for a better learning experience.
The author has an easy and fun style of writing that teaches you PHP in a simple, matter of fact manner while showing you the most common uses of the commands you need to get the job done. This keeps your learning pace quick and uncluttered.Besides this, you may also try variations of code because the best way to learn a programming language is by writing programs in it. We wish you a fruitful experience. Happy Coding!
If you have a working knowledge of HTML, the authorsâ many style tips and practical programming advice will help you become a top-notch PHP programmer.
PHP is experiencing a renaissance, though it may be difficult to tell with all of the outdated PHP tutorials online. With this practical guide, youâll learn how PHP has become a full-featured, mature language with object-orientation, namespaces, and a growing collection of reusable component libraries.
Author Josh Lockhartâcreator of PHP The Right Way, a popular initiative to encourage PHP best practicesâreveals these new language features in action. Youâll learn best practices for application architecture and planning, databases, security, testing, debugging, and deployment. If you have a basic understanding of PHP and want to bolster your skills, this is your book.
Learn PHP and MySQL programmingâ the quick and easy way!
Easy visual approach uses demonstrations and real-world examples to guide you step by step through advanced techniques for dynamic Web development using PHP and MySQL.
â¢ Concise steps and explanations let you get up and running in no time.
â¢ Essential reference guide keeps you coming back again and again.
â¢ Whether youâre new to programming or an experienced veteran just needing to get up to speed on PHP and MySQL, this book will teach you all you need to know, including the latest changes in the languages, and much more!
"I canât count how many PHP books I have purchased over the years trying to learn the language. Murachâs was the first book that helped me grasp the concepts and got me onto actually scripting in PHP."
Thatâs what one developer posted on the first edition of Murachâs PHP and MySQL. Now, this 3rd Edition does a better-than-ever job of delivering the skills you need to develop database-driven websites using PHP and MySQL, the way todayâs top web professionals do.
Section 1 is a quick-start course that shows how to use the latest versions of PHP, MySQL (or MariaDB), and the Apache web server to build your first PHP applications. Right from the start, you ll learn to create applications that conform to the MVC pattern, so theyâll be easier to maintain as they grow. In addition, youâll learn how to create applications that prevent SQL injection attacks and guard against XSS attacks.
Section 2 takes you deeper into PHP by covering the skills youâll use every day, like how to work with form data, dates, arrays, sessions, cookies, functions, objects, regular expressions, and exceptions. Likewise, Section 3 dives into MySQL, teaching you how to design and create a database, as well as how to access and maintain database data from your PHP programs. Finally, Section 4 teaches you important web programming skills like how to secure web pages, send email, upload files, and process images.
Along the way, youâll find out how to take advantage of PHP 7 enhancements like scalar data type declarations and improved error handling, as well as new operators and functions.
Complete sample applications and chapter exercises provide training support throughout. A great choice for any developer who wants to master PHP without a lot of frustration and unnecessary expense.
Discover the power of PHP as you take your web development skills to the next level. PHP is the most common programming language for server-side web development. One of the best things about this language is that it is fairly easy to learn.
This Book will cover all from Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced Strategies to enhance your PHP skills.
Inside you will find and discover all you need:
And many more.
Are you ready to launch your PHP coding skills to the next level?
What sets Laravel apart from other PHP web frameworks? Speed and simplicity, for starters. This rapid application development framework and its ecosystem of tools let you quickly build new sites and applications with clean, readable code. Fully updated to cover Laravel 5.8, the second edition of this practical guide provides the definitive introduction to one of todayâs mostpopular web frameworks.
Matt Stauffer, a leading teacher and developer in the Laravel community, delivers a high-level overview and concrete examples to help experienced PHP web developers get started with this framework right away. This updated edition also covers Laravel Dusk and Horizon and provides information about community resources and other noncore Laravel packages.
Dive into features, including:
PHP and MySQL Web Development, Fifth Edition
The definitive guide to building database-driven Web applications with PHP and MySQL
PHP and MySQL are popular open-source technologies that are ideal for quickly developing database-driven Web applications. PHP is a powerful scripting language designed to enable developers to create highly featured Web applications quickly, and MySQL is a fast, reliable database that integrates well with PHP and is suited for dynamic Internet-based applications.
PHP and MySQL Web DevelopmentÂ shows how to use these tools together to produce effective, interactive Web applications. It clearly describes the basics of the PHP language, explains how to set up and work with a MySQL database, and then shows how to use PHP to interact with the database and the server.
The final part of this book describes how to approach real-world projects and takes the reader through the design, planning, and building of several projects, including:
The fifth edition of PHP and MySQL Web Development has been thoroughly updated, revised, and expanded to cover developments in PHP through versions 5.6 and 7, as well as features introduced in recent stable releases of MySQL.
Free Access to Web Edition
Purchase of this book in any format, electronic or print, includes free access to the corresponding Web Edition,Â which provides several special features:
Contents at a Glance
Part I: Using PHP
1 Â PHP Crash Course
2 Â Storing and Retrieving Data
3 Â Using Arrays
4 Â String Manipulation and Regular Expressions
5 Â Reusing Code and Writing Functions
6 Â Object-Oriented PHP
7 Â Error and Exception Handling
Part II: Using MySQL
8 Â Designing Your Web Database
9 Â Creating Your Web Database
10 Working with Your MySQL Database
11 Accessing Your MySQL Database from the Web with PHP
12 Advanced MySQL Administration
13 Advanced MySQL Programming
Part III: Web Application Security
14 Web Application Security Risks
15 Building a Secure Web Application
16 Implementing Authentication Methods with PHP
Part IV: Advanced PHP Techniques
17 Interacting with the File System and the Server
18 Using Network and Protocol Functions
19 Managing the Date and Time
20 Internationalization and Localization
21 Generating Images
22 Using Session Control in PHP
24 Other Useful Features
Part V: Building Practical PHP and MySQL Projects
25 Using PHP and MySQL for Large Projects
26 Debugging and Logging
27 Building User Authentication and Personalization
28 (Web Edition) Building a Web-Based Email Client with Laravel Part I
29Â (Web Edition)Â Building a Web-Based Email Client with Laravel Part II
30Â (Web Edition)Â Social Media Integration Sharing and Authentication
31Â (Web Edition)Â Building a Shopping Cart
Part VI: Appendix
A Installing Apache, PHP, and MySQL
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