PHP and MySQL Web Development (4th Edition) (Developer’s Library) (Paperback)

PHP and MySQL Web Development (4th Edition) (Developer's Library) Review
The PHP server-side scripting language and the MySQL database management system (DBMS) make a potent pair. Both are open-source products–free of charge for most purposes–remarkably strong, and capable of handling all but the most enormous transaction loads. Both are supported by large, skilled, and enthusiastic communities of architects, programmers, and designers. PHP and MySQL Web Development introduces readers (who are assumed to have little or no experience with the title subjects) to PHP and MySQL for the purpose of creating dynamic Internet sites. It teaches the same skills as introductory Active Server Pages (ASP) and ColdFusion books–technologies that address the same niche. Authors Luke Welling (more…)


  1. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    excellent book
    It’s a great book for a starter. I found it was well-organized and easy understanding book.
    The installation part is a little bit simpler than it should be.

  2. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    This is by far the best explained book of php I’ve found. It’s also useful to have MySQL stuff in there.

  3. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    This book is AWESOME!
    That’s right, this book rocks! I haven’t read it, but it has a whole butt-load of pages, so you know there’s a lot of super-cool programming stuff to learn in there.

  4. 2.0 out of 5 stars
    Better theory than examples
    Once again I made the mistake of buying something partially based on good reviews. Overall, this book has been a disappointment.

  5. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Great Strucute, Better Than Most Out There
    Most of the time, I run across PHP and other programming books that act as mere references, and give information that I can simply find on

  6. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Great Prep for Job
    I have been a php programmer for 9 years. I was not familiar with some of the newer developments i.e. using XML with PHP, e-commerce …ect.

  7. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Excellent business transaction
    The product was shipped on time as stated by the seller.
    The seller was true to his words.
    Excellent business.

  8. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    Excellent book…
    An excellent book which is just straight to the point. A must have to all web developer who would like to take things to the next level.
    > Crispy explanation.

  9. 1.0 out of 5 stars
    Bad quality book
    I won’t go into contents, I’ll just point out that my recently bought book is already falling into pieces. The cover quality is absolutely abysmal.

  10. 5.0 out of 5 stars
    PHP and MySQL web Development
    Very good overview of PHP and MySQL. Excellent guide for a beginner and a great resource for a seasoned professional.


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