PHP & MySQL For Dummies – Janet Valade – 3rd Edition


Build an online catalog and a members-only site. Everything you need to know to create a dynamic PHP and MySQL Web site!

Been thinking of creating a high-quality interactive Web site? This book is just what you need to get started! Here’s the fun and easy way(r) to develop a Web application in PHP 4, 5, or 6 and MySQL 5, test your software, enable your Web pages to display, change, and move database information, and much more.

Discover how to:

* Plan and implement a Web database application
* Design and build a MySQL 5 database
* Build dynamic HTML forms
* Create scripts that store, retrieve, and update database information
* Display database information in a Web page

Table of Contents

Part I: Developing a Web Database Application Using PHP and MySQL.
Chapter 1: Introduction to PHP and MySQL.
Chapter 2: Setting Up Your Work Environment.
Chapter 3: Developing a Web Database Application.

Part II: MySQL Database.
Chapter 4: Building the Database.
Chapter 5: Protecting Your Data.

Part III: PHP.
Chapter 6: General PHP.
Chapter 7: PHP Building Blocks for Programs.
Chapter 8: Data In, Data Out.
Chapter 9: Moving Information from One Web Page to the Next.

Part IV: Applications.
Chapter 10: Putting It All Together.
Chapter 11: Building an Online Catalog.
Chapter 12: Building a Members Only Web Site.

Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 13: Ten Things You Might Want to Do Using PHP Functions.
Chapter 14: Ten PHP Gotchas.

Part VI: Appendixes.
Appendix A: Installing MySQL.
Appendix B: Installing PHP.
Appendix C: Installing and Configuring Apache.

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