"PHP and MySQL Web Development shows how 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." "This practical, hands-on book includes numerous examples that demonstrate common tasks such as authenticating users, constructing a shopping cart, generating PDF documents and images dynamically, sending and managing email, facilitating user discussions, managing content, and connecting to Web services using XML." The third edition of PHP and MySQL Web Development has been thoroughly updated, revised, and expanded to include coverage of PHP 5 - including its new object model, better exception handling, and SimpleXML - as well as features introduced in MySQL 5, such as stored procedures.
An intermediate to advanced guide to PHP and MySQL, the free, open-sourced Web development products. Offers coverage of object-oriented Web programming, creating services using SSL and authentication, and other applications. The CD-ROM includes full versions of PHP, MySQL, and Apache for Windows and Linux/Unix systems, several graphics libraries, files containing the code listings in the book, and the entire book in PDF format.