We would like to thank the team at Sams for all their hard work. In particular, we would like to thank Shelley Johnston without whose dedication and patience this book would not have been possible. We would also like to thank Israel Denis Jr. and Chris Newman for their valuable contributions.
We appreciate immensely the work done by the PHP and MySQL development teams. Their work has made our lives easier for a number of years now and continues to do so on a daily basis.
We thank Adrian Close at eSec for saying “You can build that in PHP” back in 1998. He said we would like PHP, and it seems he was right.
Finally, we would like to thank our family and friends for putting up with us while we have been repeatedly antisocial while working ...