9781861006912: Professional PHP4 Programming

PHP is an open source, server-side HTML-embedded web-scripting language for creating dynamic web pages. Outside of being browser-independent, it offers a simple and universal cross-platform solution for e-commerce, complex web, and database-driven applications.

Professional PHP4 will show you exactly how to create state of the art web applications that scale well, utilize databases optimally, and connect to a back-end network using a multi-tiered approach. This book also aims at teaching PHP by coding - among other things - FTP clients, e-mail clients, some advanced data structures, session management, and secure programming.

What does this book cover?

The whys and wherefores of PHP4
PHP installation on *nix, Windows, and MacOS X
Sessions and cookies, coding FTP clients, network-related function calls, and directory services
PHP support for LDAP
Multi-tiered development using PHP
PHP's interaction with XML
PHP with MySQL
PHP with PostgreSQL and ODBC
Securing, optimizing, and internationalizing PHP applications
PHP extension libraries
A real world employee directory, an online library application, and a GTK interface to the application
Case studies on a user privilege system and a multi-tiered WML-based shopping cart

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From the Publisher:

This book is a resource for working PHP developers who want to take their skills to the next level. Although it assumes a conceptual familiarity with programming and databases in general, anyone who knows PHP enough to code and maintain small web applications can use this book. We also assume an interest in designing large web sites and general network programming to make full use of this book.

About the Author:

Deepak Thomas; Harish Rawat; Wankyu Choi; Jon Parise; James Moore; Luis Argerich; Christopher Scollo; Devon O' Dell; Ken Egervari; John Coggeshall; Martin Geisler; Chris Hubbard; Andrew Hill; Zak Greant; Tarique Sani; Chris Ullman

Deepak Thomas is a Member of Technical Staff with Oracle corp. in Redwood Shores, CA. Co-author of Professional PHP; he has also contributed to other Wrox titles on Linux and Java both as an author and a reviewer. His interests include Linux, J2EE technologies and website deployment issues.

Jon Parise is a long-time contributor to the PHP, PEAR, and Horde projects. He holds a bachelors degree in Information Technology from the Rochester Institute of Technology and is pursuing his Masters in Entertainment Technology from Carnegie Mellon University. He currently works as an independent consultant.

Harish Rawat is a software developer at Oracle corporation. He has over nine years of experience in Systems programming. His technical areas of interest include XML,Java and Network Protocols.Co-author of Professional PHP; he has also contributed to other Wrox titles on Linux and Java both as an author and a reviewer.

James Moore is currently living in Bristol having taken a year out in between completing his A-levels at Richard Huish College, Taunton and continuing his studies at University. He is spending this year both working and travelling. Over the past two years James has taken an active role within the PHP Community as a member of the PHP Quality Assurance team and as the PHP-GTK Manual Editor. He has also contributed the Windows API extension to PHP's code base.

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