Sams Teach Yourself PHP, MySQL and Apache in 24 Hours combines these most popular open source Web development tools into one easy-to-understand book, packaged with one easy-to-use Starter Kit CD.
This book teaches the reader to install, configure and set up the PHP scripting language, the MySQL database system, and the Apache Web server. By the end of this book the reader will understand how these technologies work, and more importantly, how they work together to create a dynamic Web site. After creating a simple Web site using these tools, the reader will be able to manage a simple mailing list, and to create an online address book, shopping cart, and storefront.
Sams Teach Yourself PHP, MySQL and Apache in 24 Hours also teaches the reader how to fine-tune Apache and MySQL, and covers simple Web server security.