Covers PHP basics and explains how to use language to build an e-commerce product catalog, use graphics techniques, install a Web server, establish database connections, and learn session management skills.
PHP Essentials, 2nd Edition serves as an introduction to the PHP scripting language and provides real-world examples of common uses. No previous programming experience is necessary, as this book explains programming concepts in familiar and not condescending terms (unlike most programming books). It also includes a fundamental PHP language guide.
From downloading, installing and configuring a Web server with PHP, to creating dynamic content via database interfaces and developing Web-based e-mail applications, all levels of Web developers will find this book an invaluable learning tool.