Beginning PHP & MySQL Development: Code Your Own Dynamic Website Today
PawPrints Learning Technologies
* Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for source code or feedback. Have you ever wanted to develop your own dynamic website but thought it would be too difficult? Have you tried means to learn PHP programming but find them too daunting or just not simple enough to understand? Would you want to learn PHP in a concise and fun way? Pick up this book. We start with basic HTML so even if you are an absolute beginner, you can still learn to PHP programming step by step. We start with easy stuff like how to create and run simple PHP scripts and then build on what we've learned increasingly advanced (and fun) topics. As the chapters progress you begin learn the fundamental building blocks to build an e-commerce site. This approach keeps the material fun, challenging and practical. We teach PHP in an easy, straightforward and fun style. Throughout the book you will be working through many code examples that strengthen your programming concepts drip by drip. If the need arises, we also point you to several resources where you can learn more advanced topics. We do not attempt to cover everything about PHP. But we are confident of doing is taking one from being a beginner who isn't even sure what PHP is, to someone who can code dynamic sites. Topics Covered: Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Setting Up Your Development Environment Chapter 3: Introduction to HTML Chapter 4: Styling Web Pages with CSS Chapter 5: Introducing PHP Chapter 6: Variables and Data Types Chapter 7: Control Structures – Conditionals and Loops Chapter 8: Functions Chapter 9: Strings and Arrays Chapter 10: Form Processing With PHP Chapter 11: Introduction to MySQL Chapter 12: Using PHP and MySQL Together Chapter 13: Cookies and Sessions Chapter 14: Handling File Uploads Chapter 15: Security Concerns and Good Practices Example Project – Building a Simple E-commerce Website Contact email@example.com for source code or feedback.