Book: Beginning PHP 5.3 (Wrox Programmer to Programmer)
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Welcome to Beginning PHP 5.3 ! This book teaches you how to build interactive Web sites and applications using PHP, one of the most popular Web programming languages in use today. Using PHP you can create anything from a simple form – to – email script all the way up to a Web forum application, a blogging platform, a content management system, or the next big Web 2.0 sensation. The sky is the limit!
As programming languages go, PHP is easy to learn. However, it ’ s also a very extensive language, with hundreds of built – in functions and thousands more available through add – ons to the PHP engine. This book doesn ’ t attempt to guide you through every nook and cranny of PHP ’ s capabilities. Instead, it aims to give you a good grounding in the most useful aspects of the language — the stuff you ’ ll use 99 percent of the time — and to teach you how to create solid, high – quality PHP applications.