You'll get the real nuts and bolts, not theory or hooey. You'll learn through dozens of focused examples: tested for reliability, crafted for clarity, easy to adapt for your own projects.
Need specific solutions? This book's modular, high-efficiency format delivers them—instantly. Award-winning author Steven Holzner draws on his unparalleled experience teaching programming: No other PHP guide covers this much, this well, this quickly. Dig in, get started, get results—today!
*All you need to succeed with PHP in Linux or Windows
*Master core concepts: operators, flow control, strings, arrays, functions, and more
*Learn essential web techniques: cookies, session management, automated email, FTP, and more
*Use PHP 5's object model and object-oriented techniques
*Efficiently handle text boxes, buttons, and other HTML controls
*Create web forms, validate user input, and check browsers
*Work with MySQL and other databases
Includes concise PHP 5 language and functional references!
All the book's programming examples are available for download on the companion web site.
Spring Into is a new series of fast-paced tutorials from Addison-Wesley. Each book in the series is designed to bring you up-to-speed quickly. Complex topics and technologies are reduced to their core components, and each component is treated with remarkable efficiency in one- or two-page spreads. Just the information you need to begin working...now! And because the books are example-rich and easy to navigate, you'll find that they make great on-the-job references after you've mastered the basics.