Best practices and expert techniques for today's most demandingapps
As the world's most popular, general purpose, open sourcescripting language, PHP is frequently used with MySQL to createhigh-traffic, mission-critical applications. This indispensablebook shares proven, author-tested best practices and experttechniques that can be applied to even the most demandingMySQL-driven PHP apps. You'll explore ways to extend MySQL withuser-defined functions, write PHP extensions, and solve problemswhen PHP and MySQL alone are not enough and other techniques orthird-party tools are necessary.
Expert PHP and MySQL:
Reviews essential techniques, such as design patterns, complexqueries, and advanced regular expression
Addresses advanced PHP concepts, such as iterators andclosures
Demonstrates using Gearman for multitasking in your webapplications
Discusses caching using memcached with MySQL and your PHP webapplications
Discusses ways to create PHP Extensions and MySQL User DefinedFunctions
Shows how to use Sphinx for search functionality in your PHP webapplications
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