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ISBN-10: 0137155751

ISBN-13: 9780137155750

Edition: 2009

Authors: Marc Wandschneider

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Book details

List price: $99.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 10/2/2008
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 112
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Installation of MySQL, Apache, and PHP
Mac / Unix
Your First Web Application
Getting Started
Entering PHP Scripts
Working with Multiple Pages
Language Basics
Testing Variables
Simple Variable Substitution
Arithmetic Operators
Type Conversions
The if Statement
Comparison Operators: Equality and Identity
More Language Features
Script Lifetime
Strings, Newlines, and the Web Browser
More Comparison Operators
Logical Operators
The switch Statement
Functions and Loops
Byval and Byref Parameters
Text and Strings
Review of Strings in PHP
More on Variable Expansion
String Operators
Common Operations and Functions for Strings
Sending Data via GET Parameters
PHP and Unicode
Arrays, File Organization
Review of Array Basics
Multidimensional Arrays
Counting Array Elements
Removing and Deleting
Iterating over Array Contents - foreach Loops
Common Array Operations
File Inclusion
Object-Oriented Programming I
Declaring New Types
Access Levels
Object-Oriented Programming II
Better Code Reuse with Inheritance
Further Refining Our Objects
Object-Oriented Programming III
Class Constants
Static Class Data
Static Methods
Operations on Objects
Structured Exception Handling
Learning about the Web Server
More FORM Elements
The $_SERVER superglobal
FORM Security
More on Processing Forms
Serializing Objects
Getting Started with the Database
Getting to MySQL
Creating Our