Programming PHP

Errata for Programming PHP

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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

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Color Key: Serious Technical Mistake Minor Technical Mistake Language or formatting error Typo Question Note Update



Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
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Page 12
Fourth line from the bottom

Replace books' with book's

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Page 28
7th line from the bottom

Replace "An value" with "A value"

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Page 32
First line of code in a block just before title "Variable Variables".

In the first line of code stands === instead of ==.

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Page 41
Table 2-5

In table 2-5, last line of table. $var for pre-decrement should be --$var

Anonymous   
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Page 57
exit and return section, 2nd paragraph, last word

"satement" should be "statement"

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Page 133
Example 5-2. Searching an array; first line of code on page

if($submitted) should be: if($_POST['submitted'])

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Page 152
definition of class Person

function __construct($name, $ag`e) { should be function __construct($name, $age) {

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Page 153
1st paragraph

The PHP destructor method is __destruct() and not __destructor()

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Page 154
top

uninitiailized should be uninitialized

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Page 198
4th line from the bottom

... VALUES (4, 'I, Robot, '0-553-29438-5' 1950) should be: ... VALUES (4, 'I, Robot', '0-553-29438-5' 1950)

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Page 215
end of example code

The example code does not contain the </form> tag.

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Page 271
code example, about 1/3 of the way down the page

xml_get_current_line_number($parser)); should be: xml_get_current_line_number($parser);

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Page 277
Code in 1st section - Parsing XML with DOM

echo $child->noteValue; SHOULD READ echo $child->nodeValue; node with a "d".

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Page 334
Middle of the page

"This is does nothing" should be "This does nothing".

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Page 406
bottom

Formatting of the Date() function options was affected by the spell checker. http://ca3.php.net/manual/en/function.date.php has the correct combinations of upper and lower case options.

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Page 420-421
under the fopen() function

Some options are specified as uppercase ('R', 'W' and 'A') They must be *lowercase*

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Page 517
2nd column

In the index, the shell_exec function is listed as "shell_exe"

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