* Now revised to cover features found in PHP4 and PHP5, this new edition shows Web developers step by step how to create dynamic, data-driven Web applications
* Two-color screen shots accompanied by concise callouts demonstrate how to tackle more than 100 key PHP tasks, including using cookies to monitor the activity of Web site visitors, retrieving information from MySQL or other databases, creating images and Web pages on the fly, and processing XML documents
* Shows how to use PHP with Apache Web server, process data forms, access data files, troubleshoot PHP scripts, and migrate scripts to PHP5
* A companion Web site features a fully searchable e-version of the book, plus all code that appears in the text-ready to plug into users' Web pages
has been involved in Web development since 1998. His experience includes working as a Designer for Nerve.com, Design Technologist for The Chopping Block, Web Developer for Threespot Media, and Director of Engineering for EVB and Horn Group.
He has expertise in LAMP development, Java programming, Flash application development, standards-compliant markup, accessibility, and usability.