Beginning PHP and MySQL: From Novice to Professional, Third Edition (Beginning from Novice to Professional) (Paperback)

Beginning PHP and MySQL: From Novice to Professional, Third Edition (Beginning from Novice to Professional)

Beginning PHP and MySQL: From Novice to Professional, Third Edition offers a comprehensive introduction to two of the most prominent open source technologies on the planet: the PHP scripting language and the MySQL database server. Updated to introduce the features found in MySQLs most significant release to date, readers learn how to take advantage of the latest features of both technologies to build powerful, manageable, and stable web applications. Essentially three books in one, readers not only profit from extensive introductions to the core features of each technology, but also learn how to effectively integrate the two in order to build robust data-driven applications. Packed with practical examples and insight into the re (more…)

10 COMMENTS

  1. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Very valuable addition to my collection
    This is a great book, it covers a ton of material in total but does not totally cover anyone particular subject.

  2. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Excellent Beginner Tutorial and Reference Book
    This book covers so much topics and assumes the reader is new to PHP. Excellent for PHP beginners and as lookup reference for intermediate/advanced programmers.

  3. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    A really useful book
    Some books you can tell are a labor of love by someone who knows their subject well and is really trying to impart that to his readers. This is one of those books.

  4. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Great Purchase
    Beginning PHP and MYSQL is definitely for the beginner. That is exactly where I am at. The book describes in detail both of these technologies.

  5. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Best reference for php 5
    Beginning PHP and MySQL: From Novice to Professional, Third Edition by W. Jason Gilmore is a good resource to get you started on your way.

  6. 1.0 out of 5 stars
    Not much recommended
    The book is more a glossary of terms that are in the php manuals. I could not benefit from any effort (except on a couple of occasions where something is described in full) that…

  7. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    One of the bestcomputers books
    When i purchased this book, I was expecting a Computer book. To my surprise
    the book i purchased contained all the information that i was interested in learning(PHP, MySQL,…

  8. 3.0 out of 5 stars
    Reads like reference, not very interesting, too long for not much.
    I have first started off programming PHP since 2002 and have built small websites here and there and mostly just ‘web tools’.

  9. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    A great reference for any web designer!
    This is a great book for any web designer no matter what your experience level. It is a great reference and I was able to teach myself what was needed using this book!

  10. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Excellent Book
    I own several PHP/Mysql reference books, and this one is the most comprehensive of all of them. Just the right balance and written descriptions/explanations and practical…

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