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PHP and MySQL Manual

Simple, yet Powerful Web Programming

  • Simon Stobart
  • Mike Vassileiou

Part of the Springer Professional Computing book series (SPC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Getting Started

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 3-6
    3. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 7-11
    4. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 13-20
    5. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 21-27
    6. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 29-33
  3. Basic Language Constructs

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 34-34
    2. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 37-43
    3. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 45-49
    4. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 51-59
    5. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 61-69
    6. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 71-82
    7. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 83-91
    8. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 93-101
    9. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 103-116
    10. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 117-133
    11. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 135-147
  4. Manipulating Arrays and Strings

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 148-148
    2. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 151-169
    3. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 171-185
  5. User Interaction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 186-186
    2. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 189-207
    3. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 209-233
    4. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 235-243
    5. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 245-255
  6. Retaining Data Across Pages

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 256-256
    2. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 259-268
    3. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 269-278
  7. Handling Errors and Buffering

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 279-279
    2. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 281-298
    3. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 299-307
  8. File Handling

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 308-308
    2. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 311-324
    3. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 325-337
    4. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 339-354
  9. Graphics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 355-355
    2. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 357-367
    3. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 369-402
    4. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 403-421
  10. PDF Library Extension

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 422-422
    2. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 425-452
  11. MySQL Database Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 453-453
    2. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 455-459
    3. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 461-473
    4. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 475-482
    5. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 483-498
  12. Classes and Objects Concepts

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 499-499
    2. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 501-522
    3. Simon Stobart, Mike Vassileiou
      Pages 523-547

About this book

Introduction

PHP is rapidly becoming the language of choice for dynamic Web development, in particular for e-commerce and on-line database systems. It is open source software and easy to install, and can be used with a variety of operating systems, including Microsoft Windows and UNIX.

This comprehensive manual covers the basic core of the language, with lots of practical examples of some of the more recent and useful features available in version 5.0. MySQL database creation and development is also covered, as it is the developer database most commonly used alongside PHP. It will be an invaluable book for professionals wanting to use PHP to develop their own dynamic web pages.

Key Topics:

- Basic Language Constructs

- Manipulating Arrays and Strings

- Errors and Buffering

- Graphic Manipulation

- PDF Library Extension

- MySQL Database Management

- Classes and Objects Concepts

Features and Benefits:

Explains how to use PHP to its full extent - covering the latest features and functions of PHP version 5.0, including the use of object-oriented programming

Describes how to link a database to a web site, using the MySQL database management system

Shows how to connect PHP to other systems and provides many examples, so that you can create powerful and dynamic web pages and applications

Contains lots of illustrated, practical, real-world examples - including an e-commerce application created in PHP using many of the features described within the book

The scripts used in the examples are available for download from www.phpmysql-manual.com

Keywords

Cookies E-Commerce MySQL Open Source PHP SQL UNIX Web development Windows database development installatioin interaction phpMyAdmin security web programming

Authors and affiliations

  • Simon Stobart
    • 1
  • Mike Vassileiou
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Computing and TechnologyUniversity of SunderlandSunderlandUK
  2. 2.iNET4UGreece

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