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Berkeley, CA, United States, 2008/04/30 - With over 100 Pages of new material, this new edition of Beginning PHP and MySQL introduces many of the newest and most exciting features of PHP5, PHP6, and MySQL 5. Learn about the Zend framework, PEAR, triggers, views and more.
The PHP scripting language and MySQL database server’s meteoric rise in popularity over the past few years, combined with the clear and cohesive writing of W. Jason Gilmore, immediately propelled Beginning PHP 5 and MySQL: From Novice to Professional to the top of many bestseller lists. Written for both novices seeking practical, hands-on training and professionals in search of a comprehensive reference, this book is considered by many the ideal guide to these popular technologies. However, since its release in June 2004, many advances have been made within the PHP and MySQL communities, and numerous exciting new innovations have come to fruition.
To ensure its readers will always have the most updated information available regarding PHP and MySQL, Apress has published a new edition of this bestseller, entitled Beginning PHP and MySQL: From Novice to Professional, Third Edition. With over 100 pages of new material, and extensive updates and revisions, this highly anticipated third edition covers everything readers need to know in order to immediately begin making the most of these technologies.
According to the author, “…if you’re interested in gaining practical and comprehensive insight into the PHP programming language and MySQL database server, and how these prominent technologies can be used together to create powerful database-driven web applications, this book is for you.”
Highlights from this title include the following:
• With more than 100 pages of new material, this book encompasses everything from installation to integration to advanced programming and data management techniques
• The author explores the newest additions to PHP, including introducing PHP 6, the Zend Framework, PEAR, PDO, and creating multilingual websites
• The text covers many of the new features in MySQL, such as triggers, views, stored routines, and the information schema.
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Apress Authors: The Expert’s Voice
W. JASON GILMORE is a Columbus, Ohio–based developer, consultant, writer, and editor. He’s cofounder of IT Enlightenment and the CodeMash conference, and is a member of the 2008 MySQL Conference speaker selection board. In his previous capacity as Apress’ open source editor, he fostered the development of more than 60 books, along the way helping to transform Apress’ open source line into one of the industry’s most respected publishing programs.
Jason has more than 100 articles to his credit within prominent publications such as Developer.com, Linux Magazine, and TechTarget. He’s the author of several books, including the best-selling Beginning PHP and MySQL: From Novice to Professional, Beginning PHP and PostgreSQL 8: From Novice to Professional, and Beginning PHP and Oracle: From Novice to Professional.
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Beginning PHP and MySQL: From Novice to Professional, Third Edition
W. Jason Gilmore
Published 24 March 2008
$46.99 US, 1080 pages.