PHP Programming with MySQL: The Web Technologies Series 2ed

by Don Gosselin, Diana Kokoska, Robert Easterbrooks
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Series: The Web Technologies Series
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 712
Published: 6th January 2010
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 18.9  x 3.6
Weight (kg): 1.07
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

This book covers the basics of PHP and MySQL along with introductions to advanced topics including object-oriented programming and how to build Web sites that incorporate authentication and security. After you complete this course, you will be able to use PHP and MySQL to build professional quality, database-driven Web sites.

New to this Edition

    • Includes enhanced examples and updated exercises and projects. A comprehensive Web development project that applies chapter concepts begins in Chapter 1 and continues through Chapter 10, resulting in a PHP code demonstration site.


    • A new chapter, Handling User Input (Chapter 4), contains a separate, expanded coverage of Web forms and Web templates.


    • Facts, Carefuls, and Pointers are now prominently displayed in the margin for easier identification.


  • Two new appendices provide coverage of Error Handling and Debugging, and Connecting to SQL Server and Oracle Databases.

About the Author

Don Gosselin

Don Gosselin is a technical communications expert with more than 20 years of experience, including application development, technical writing, training, and curriculum development. In addition to JavaScript, he has written or contributed to textbooks on Java programming, Microsoft Visual C++, Web design technologies, Web programming languages, XHTML, PHP programming with MySQL, and ASP.NET programming with C# and SQL Server.

Diana Kokoska

Diana Kokoska, a member of the Computer Information Systems program at the University of Maine at Augusta, has taught computer education at the postsecondary level for more than 20 years. She holds an MS in Business Administration from Husson College and a BS in Business Education from the University of Maine. She has taught a full range of Web design and development courses, from client-side scripting languages to server-side applications, at Washington County Community College, Eastern Maine Community College, and Husson College. She has received multiple teaching recognitions, including the national Teacher of Excellence (NISOD) award. She has been married to her husband, John, for more than 30 years, and resides in Bangor, Maine.

Robert Easterbrooks

Robert Easterbrooks has been a software developer for nearly 20 years, with experience in C/C++, Java, PHP and more. He is currently employed as an applications and database developer for the Maine Office of Information Technology, primarily supporting the Department of Environmental Protection. He has a BS in Computer Science from Westfield State College in Westfield, MA and a BS in Computer Information Systems from the University of Maine at Augusta. Bob lives with his wife and two children on a small farm outside of Augusta, Maine.

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