XML, Data, Dates, Web Services, and Web APIs
About This Book
Who This Book Is For
This book is for PHP developers who want to maximize their productivity through the use of proven, high-quality, reusable PEAR components. Some experience of working with PEAR classes will prove helpful, and developers who've used PEAR before can find something new to delight them.
What You Will Learn
Chapter 1 shows you how to access databases with the MDB2 package. You will learn:
Chapter 2 explains how to use PEAR packages to display data . It teaches you:
Chapter 3 covers the usage of PEAR packages to work with XML and stresses on:
Chapter 4 is an extensive tutorial on working with web services and Web API's using PEAR packages. We cover the following topics:
Chapter 5 covers PEAR's date and time functions using the PEAR::Calendar and PEAR::Date packages such as:
PEAR is the PHP Extension and Application Repository, and is a framework and distribution system for reusable, high-quality PHP components, available in the form of "packages".
In this book, you will learn how to use a number of the most powerful PEAR packages available to boost your PHP development productivity. By focusing on these packages for key development activities, this book is an in-depth guide to getting the most from these powerful coding resources.
Style and approach
Packed with code examples, every topic is explained in a clear, practical way.
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