Learn PHP programming the quick and easy way!
With PHP for the Web: Visual QuickStart Guide readers can start from the beginning to get a tour of the programming language, or look up specific tasks to learn just what they need to know.
This task-based visual reference guide uses step-by-step instructions and plenty of screenshots to teach beginning and intermediate users this popular open-source scripting language. Author Larry Ullman guides readers through the ins and outs of both PHP 5 and PHP 7, and offers more efficient ways to tackle common needs.
Both beginning users, who want a thorough introduction to the technology, and more intermediate users, who are looking for a convenient reference, will find what they need here--in straightforward language and through readily accessible examples.
Easy visual approach uses demonstrations and real-world examples to guide you through dynamic web development using PHP and show you what to do step by step.
Concise steps and explanations let you get up and running in no time.
Essential reference guide keeps you coming back again and again.
Whether you’re a programming newbie or an experienced veteran learning PHP for the first time, this book will teach you all you need to know, including the latest changes in PHP and more efficient ways to tackle common needs.
Table of contents
- Title Page
- Copyright Page
- Table of Contents
- 1. Getting Started with PHP
- 2. Variables
- 3. HTML Forms and PHP
- 4. Using Numbers
- 5. Using Strings
- 6. Control Structures
- 7. Using Arrays
- 8. Creating Web Applications
- 9. Cookies and Sessions
- 10. Creating Functions
- 11. Files and Directories
- 12. Intro to Databases
- 13. Putting It All Together
- A. Installation and Configuration
- B. Resources and Next Steps
- Code Snippets
- Title: PHP for the Web: Visual QuickStart Guide, Fifth Edition
- Release date: June 2016
- Publisher(s): Peachpit Press
- ISBN: 9780134301860
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