Why is PHP the most widely used programming language on the web? This updated edition teaches everything you need to know to create effective web applications using the latest features in PHP 7.3. You'll start with the big picture and then dive into language syntax, programming techniques, and other details, using examples that illustrate both correct usage and common idioms.
If you have a working knowledge of HTML and CSS, authors Kevin Tatroe and Peter MacIntyre provide style tips and practical programming advice in a clear, concise manner to help you become a top-notch PHP programmer.
Get an overview of what's possible when you use PHP programs
Learn language fundamentals, including data types, variables, operators, and flow control statements
Explore functions, strings, arrays, and objects
Apply common web application techniques, such as form processing, data validation, session tracking, and cookies
Interact with relational databases like MySQL or NoSQL databases such as MongoDB
Generate dynamic images, create PDF files, and parse XML files
Learn secure scripts, error handling, performance tuning, and other advanced topics
Get a quick reference to PHP core functions and standard extensions
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Number of pages: 540
Dimensions: 232 x 178 mm
Edition: 4th Revised edition