Learn to use the tools that bring Web sites to life —it's easy and fun!
Static Web sites don't cut it anymore. To serve up HTML, CSS,and database-driven pages, you need to know your way around PHP and a MySQL backend database. This book shows you how to build two common applications: a product catalog and a member-only site requiring a username and password. You'll learn a basic design you can expand however you choose!
New to all this? — get acquainted with PHP and MySQL and find out how to install them on Windows®, Mac®, or Linux®
A perfect partnership — see how the language and database work together to produce dynamic Web pages with less hassle
MySQL moving and storage — store data in your database and display it on your Web pages
Up to code — learn to build PHP scripts and program pieces with code that meets the latest standards
The sum of the parts — organize all the parts of your application, ensure security, and complete your documentation
Visit the companion Web site at www.dummies.com/go/php&mysqlfd4e to find all the code examples used in the book