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Managing & Using MySQL, 2nd Edition by Hugh E. Williams, Randy Yarger, George Reese, Tim King

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Where to Find Out More

Chapter 18 contains a complete reference to the MySQL library functions. However, there are many other excellent resources available for you to learn more about PHP, its libraries, web servers, and building web database applications. We list a few of these resources in this section.

To find out more about the Apache web server, we recommend the following:

  • The Apache web site: http://httpd.apache.org/

  • B. Laurie and P. Laurie, Apache: The Definitive Guide , O’Reilly and Associates, Second Edition, 1999.

For PHP and web database applications, try the following books:

  • H. E. Williams and D. Lane, Web Database Applications with PHP and MySQL , O’Reilly and Associates, 2002.

  • W. Gilmore, A Programmer’s Introduction to PHP 4.0, Apress publishing, 2000.

  • P. Moulding, PHP Black Book , The Coriolis Group, 2001.

  • Z. Greant, G. Merrall, T. Wilson, and B. Michlitsch, PHP Functions Essential Reference , New Riders Publishing, 2001.

  • L. Welling and L. Thomson, PHP and MySQL Web Development , SAMS, 2001.

  • J. Parise, H. Rawat, J. Moore, L. Argerich, D. Thomas, D. O’Dell et al., Professional PHP4 Programming ,Wrox Press Inc, 2001.

  • S. Hughes and A. Zmievski, PHP Developer’s Cookbook , SAMS, 2000.

There are also many useful web sites that include tutorials, example code, online discussion forums, and links to example PHP applications. The official PHP site links page at http://www.php.net/links.php points to many of these sites. A few of the ones we use are:

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