PHP, MySQL, JavaScript & HTML5 All-in-One for Dummies

  • 9h 4m
  • Janet Valade, Steve Suehring
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2013

Get the basics on four key web programming tools in one great book!

PHP, JavaScript, and HTML5 are essential programming languages for creating dynamic websites that work with the MySQL database. PHP and MySQL provide a robust, easy-to-learn, open-source solution for creating superb e-commerce sites and content management. JavaScript and HTML5 add support for the most current multimedia effects. This one-stop guide gives you what you need to know about all four! Seven self-contained minibooks cover web technologies, HTML5 and CSS3, PHP programming, MySQL databases, JavaScript, PHP with templates, and web applications.

  • Addresses how PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, and HTML5 are vital tools for creating dynamic, database-driven websites and are especially important for e-commerce sites
  • Serves as essential reading for web designers who are new to these technologies, offering a crash course covering all of these powerful technologies in this handy volume of seven self-contained minibooks
  • Covers how to program in PHP and how to create and administer a MySQL database as well as how to manipulate MySQL data via a web interface
  • Shows how to create a secure website and how to code popular e-business applications such as login programs and shopping carts

With seven books in one, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript & HTML5 All-in-One For Dummies will turn your website into the center of attention in no time at all.

About the Authors

Steve Suehring is the author of several technology books. Steve has written web applications, big and small, for a variety of organizations and in a variety of programming languages. Steve's expertise is in finding creative solutions to complex problems and complex solutions to simple problems.

Janet Valade is the author of PHP & MySQL For Dummies, which is in its third edition. She has also written PHP & MySQL Everyday Apps For Dummies and PHP & MySQL: Your visual blueprint for creating dynamic, database-driven Web sites. In addition, Janet is the author of Spring into Linux and a coauthor of Mastering Visually Dreamweaver CS3 and Flash CS3 Professional.

Janet has 20 years of experience in the computing field. Most recently, she worked as a Web designer and programmer in an engineering firm for four years. Prior to that, Janet worked for 13 years in a university environment, where she was a systems analyst. During her tenure, she supervised the installation and operation of computing resources, designed and developed a data archive, supported faculty and students in their computer usage, wrote numerous technical papers, and developed and presented seminars on a variety of technology topics.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Understanding the Languages of the Web
  • Installing a Web Server
  • Installing PHP
  • Setting up MySQL
  • Setting up Your Web Development Environment with the XAMPP Package
  • Creating a Basic Page with HTML
  • Adding Style with CSS
  • Creating and Styling Web Forms
  • Understanding JavaScript Basics
  • Building a JavaScript Program
  • Adding jQuery
  • Reacting to Events with JavaScript and jQuery
  • Troubleshooting JavaScript Programs
  • Understanding PHP Basics
  • Building PHP Scripts
  • PHP and Your Operating System
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Considering PHP Security
  • Tracking Visitors with Sessions
  • Introducing MySQL
  • Administering MySQL
  • Designing and Building a Database
  • Using the Database
  • Communicating with the Database from PHP Scripts
  • Improving Your PHP Programs
  • Creating and Using a Web Service
  • Validating Web Forms with JavaScript and PHP
  • Building a Members-Only Website
  • Configuring PHP
  • Building a Templating System