Dave W. Mercer, Allan Kent, Steven D. Nowicki, David Mercer, Dan Squier, Wankyu Choi
What is this book about?
Beginning PHP5 is a complete tutorial in PHP5's language features and functionality, beginning with the basics and building up to the design and construction of complex data-driven Web sites. Fully functioning applications are developed through the course of the book. Other features of the book include installation guide and troubleshooting tips, introduction to relational databases, practical working examples and applications, and a detailed language reference.
Here are the new topics in this edition:
- Error handling with try/catch
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1. Getting Up and Running.
Chapter 2. Writing Simple Programs.
Chapter 3. PHP, HTML, and State.
Chapter 4. Decisions, Loops, and Arrays.
Chapter 5. Robust and Healthy Code.
Chapter 6. Writing High-Quality Code.
Chapter 7. Files and Directories.
Chapter 8. XML.
Chapter 9. An Introduction to Databases and SQL.
Chapter 10. Retrieving Data from MySQL Using PHP.
Chapter 11. Using PHP to Manipulate Data in MySQL.
Chapter 12. An Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming.
Chapter 13. Working with UML and Classes.
Chapter 14. PEAR.
Chapter 15. PHP5 and E-Mail.
Chapter 16. Generating Graphics.
Chapter 17. Case Study: A PHP Logging Agent.
Appendix A. Answers.
Appendix B. PHP Functions Reference.
Appendix C. Using SQLite.
Appendix D. ODBC.
Appendix E. PHP CLI.
Appendix F. Configuring PHP5.