Learning PHP and MySQL

Errata for Learning PHP and MySQL

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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".

The following errata were submitted by our customers and approved as valid errors by the author or editor.

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 15
item 1

http://httpd.apache.or/download.cgi should be http://httpd.apache.org/download.cgi

Anonymous   
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Page 21
item 1:

php4ts.dll should be php5ts.dll; and php2apache2.dll should be php5apache2.dll

Anonymous   
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Page 22

For Step 5, this line should be added, it was highlighted but not explained: add this line: LoadModule php5_module c:/php/php5apache2.dll to the Notepad file underneath: # LoadModule foo_module modules/mod_foo.so # Therefore, the Text Editor file should read: # LoadModule foo_module modules/mod_foo.so # LoadModule php5_module c:/php/php5apache2.dll

Anonymous   
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Page 22

Step 6 should come after Step 7. They need to be reversed.

Anonymous   
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Page 43
Table 3-1. PHP Super globals

The Contents for the Variable array name $_COOKIE reads: Contains inform from HTTP cookies should be: Contains information from HTTP cookies

Anonymous   
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Page 44

test:ng is a typographical error. This should read: testing, with an "i" instead of an ":", therefore needs to change.

Anonymous   
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Page 51
"Combined assignment" section, beginning of second paragraph

insert the word "of": Combined assignment operators take the form OF the arithmetic ...

Anonymous   
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Page 52
first sentence of "Autoincrement and autodecrement" section

"either", not "ether"

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Page 53
Example 3-25

Spelling error: "afterwords" should be "afterwards"; two occurrences

Anonymous   
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Page 62
2nd paragraph

Poorly phrased (redundant): "Since it has right associativity, the assignment operator is one of the exceptions, since it has right associativity."

Anonymous   
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Page 67
1st paragraph

$user_name should be $username.

Anonymous   
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Page 67
first display in "The ? Operator" section

you have {expression}; should be (expression)

Anonymous   
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Page 69
Example 4-11

the following: echo "Perform actions for shipping.<br>"; } is a duplicate and should be deleted.

Anonymous   
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Page 72
"do...while Loops" section in first code block

missing the word "while" before (expression)

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Page 83
Example 5-5

"Now do the same with the echo parameter set to FALSE" should read "the each parameter."

Anonymous   
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Page 99
3rd paragraph

while associative arrays use stings should be while associative arrays use strings

Anonymous   
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Page 114
Last-but-one paragraph

"When thinking about you database" should be "When thinking about your database".

Anonymous   
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Page 125
last line of page, bullet point

NULL should always be quoted should be NULL should never be quoted

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Page 148
Last line of example code

Forgot the "FROM" before `authors` as in: EXPLAIN SELECT * FROM `authors` WHERE `author` = 'Arnold Robbins';

Anonymous   
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Page 156
2nd paragraph

The paragraph states that the DAYOFWEEK function numbers days starting with Saturday as 1, but Table 8-3 indicates that DAYOFWEEK numbers Sunday as 1.

Anonymous   
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Page 168
Section on "Troubleshooting connection errors"

The paragraph states that it will be necessary to edit lines 461 and 589 of C:WINDOWSphp.ini, but the author is vague about what edits need to be made.

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Page 178
Top

Top paragraph on the page: "The require_once function errors out if the DB.php file is not found. It also will not include the file if it has been incorporated already. And, this would cause an error." should be: "The require_once function errors out if the DB.php file is not found, or if the file has been incorporated already.

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Page 178
middle

The example "connection = DB::connect("...");" should match the actual line it is quoting - it should read "$connection = DB::connect("...");" - the dollar sign is missing in the book.

Anonymous   
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Page 178
middle

The example in italics doesn't match the following paragraph. "dbtype://username:password@host/database" should be: "phptype://username:password@host/database"

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Page 182
2nd paragraph

"search sting" must be "search string".

Anonymous   
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Page 193
Example 10-8

Missing opening html tag.

Anonymous   
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Page 263
Example 13-14.

6th line in example says... "DELETE THIS PAR AFTER MOVING THE FIGURE ANCHOR" was a production error and should be removed!

Anonymous