PHP and MySQL Web Development (4th Edition)

PHP and MySQL Web Development (4th Edition)

Author: Luke Welling

The fourth edition of PHP and MySQL Web Development has been thoroughly updated, revised, and expanded to cover developments in PHP 5 through version 5.3, such as namespaces and closures, as well as features introduced in MySQL 5.1.

Table of contents:

Part I: Using PHP 
1 PHP Crash Course 
2 Storing and Retrieving Data 
3 Using Arrays 
4 String Manipulation and Regular Expressions 
5 Reusing Code and Writing Functions 
6 Object-Oriented PHP 
7 Error and Exception Handling 

Part II: Using MySQL 
8 Designing Your Web Database 
9 Creating Your Web Database 
10 Working with Your MySQL Database 
11 Accessing Your MySQL Database from the Web with PHP 
12 Advanced MySQL Administration 
13 Advanced MySQL Programming 

Part III: E-Commerce and Security 
14 Running an E-Commerce Site 
15 E-commerce Security Issues 
16 Web Application Security 
17 Implementing Authentication with PHP and MySQL 
18 Implementing Secure Transactions with PHP and MySQL

Part IV: Advanced PHP Techniques 
19 Interacting with the File System and the Server 
20 Using Network and Protocol Functions 
21 Managing the Date and Time 
22 Generating Images 
23 Using Session Control in PHP 
24 Other Useful Features 

Part V: Building Practical PHP and MySQL Projects 
25 Using PHP and MySQL for Large Projects 
26 Debugging 
27 Building User Authentication and Personalization 
28 Building a Shopping Cart 
29 Building a Web-Based Email Service 
30 Building a Mailing List Manager 
31 Building Web Forums 
32 Generating Personalized PDF Documents 
33 Connecting to Web Services with XML and SOAP 
34 Building Web 2.0 Applications with Ajax 

Part VI: Appendixes 
Appendix A: Installing PHP and MySQL 
Appendix B: Web Resources