Topic: PHP/MySQL

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Beginning PHP 5.3

Matt Doyle
ISBN: 978-0-470-41396-8
Paperback
840 pages
October 2009
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Introduction xxvii

Part I: Getting Up and Running with PHP

Chapter 1: Introducing PHP 3

Chapter 2: Your First PHP Script 11

Part II: Learning the Language

Chapter 3: PHP Language Basics 33

Chapter 4: Decisions and Loops 51

Chapter 5: Strings 73

Chapter 6: Arrays 101

Chapter 7: Functions 141

Chapter 8: Objects 165

Part III: Using PHP in Practice

Chapter 9: Handling HTML Forms with PHP 221

Chapter 10: Preserving State With Query Strings, Cookies, and Sessions 267

Chapter 11: Working with Files and Directories 297

Chapter 12: Introducing Databases and SQL 337

Chapter 13: Retrieving Data from MySQL with PHP 367

Chapter 14: Manipulating MySQL Data with PHP 403

Chapter 15: Making Your Job Easier with PEAR 441

Chapter 16: PHP and the Outside World 471

Chapter 17: Generating Images with PHP 507

Chapter 18: String Matching with Regular Expressions 539

Chapter 19: Working with XML 573

Chapter 20: Writing High-Quality Code 619

Appendix A: Solutions to Exercises 673

Appendix B: Configuring PHP 719

Appendix C: Alternatives to MySQL 757

Appendix D: Using PHP from the Command Line 765

Index 775