PHP and MySQL Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach, Second Edition

  • 5h 38m
  • Frank M. Kromann
  • Apress
  • 2016

Gain instant solutions, including countless pieces of useful code that you can copy and paste into your own applications, giving you answers fast and saving you hours of coding time. You can also use this book as a reference to the most important aspects of the latest PHP scripting language, including the vital functions you know and love from previous versions of PHP, as well as the functions introduced in PHP 7.

PHP and MySQL Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach supplies you with complete code for all of the common coding problems you are likely to face when using PHP and MySQL together in your day-to-day web application development. This invaluable guide includes over 200 recipes and covers numerous topics. What you hold in your hands is the answer to all your PHP 7 needs.

Furthermore, this book explains the PHP functionality in detail, including the vastly improved object-oriented capabilities and the new MySQL database extension. PHP and MySQL Recipes will be a useful and welcome companion throughout your career as a web developer, keeping you on the cutting edge of PHP development, ahead of the competition, and giving you all the answers you need, when you need them.

What You'll Learn

  • Work with arrays, dates and times, strings, files and directories, and dynamic imaging
  • Write regular expressions in PHP
  • Use the variables and functions found in PHP

Who This Book Is For

Experienced PHP and MySQL programmers and web developers who have at least some PHP and MySQL programming experience.

About the Author

Frank M. Kromann has spent more than 30 years solving business problems using software and technology. Since the introduction of the first web browser he has developed systems with web technology on Unix, Linux, Windows and Mac platforms, with the primary focus on PHP, JavaScript, C/C++, and other languages.

He has contributed several PHP extensions over the years and has been a member of the PHP development team since 1997. Previous publications included several articles in PHP Magazine and he was the co-author on PHP 5 Recipes.

Frank M. Kromann has held managing positions for more than 20 years, leading both smaller and larger teams in development and implementation of business systems and processes utilizing databases and programming. He is currently an Engineering Manager at Panasonic Avionics and the CEO and co-founder of Web by Pixel, Inc.

He holds a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from the Technical University of Denmark.

In this Book

  • Installation and Configuration
  • Classes and Objects
  • Performing Math Operations
  • Working with Arrays
  • Dates and Times
  • Strings
  • Files and Directories
  • Dynamic Imaging
  • Regular Expressions
  • Variables
  • Functions
  • Web Fundamentals
  • Creating and Using Forms
  • XML, RSS, WDDX, and SOAP
  • Data Exchange with JSON
  • Using MySQL Databases


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