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This updated edition teaches everything you need to know to create effective web applications with the latest features in PHP 5.x. 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.


On May 18 Carel Fenijn wrote:
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On Apr 14 Marc 137 wrote: PHP is not dead!
PHP is not dead, there is a lot of wonderful web frameworks, it's time to remember or learn PHP. Full Review  >

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On Apr 3 Kenta Hood wrote:
I picked this book up because I thought I would try to get into making my own website to be able to post some information. I didn't realize I needed HTML knowledge to get going with PHP but I guess after thinking about it, it makes perfect sense. Anyway, the book is just like many of the other programming books in that it covers a wide variety of topics and is well organized. I always find it interesting to see the history of how these languages began and this too has a good history. Full Review  >

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On Mar 23 Tuomo Kalliokoski wrote:
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On Mar 19 Dylan Scott wrote: Solid PHP Guide
While not an important part of the book itself-the foreword was one of the best I have read in a technical book. It really describes how many people get started with PHP-it is accessible. Full Review  >

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