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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Dynamic Content and the Web

    1. HTTP and the Internet

    2. PHP and MySQL's Place in Web Development

    3. The Components of a PHP Application

    4. Integrating Many Sources of Information

    5. Requesting Data from a Web Page

    6. Questions

  2. Chapter 2 Installation

    1. Developing Locally

    2. Working Remotely

    3. Questions

  3. Chapter 3 Exploring PHP

    1. PHP and HTML Text

    2. Coding Building Blocks

    3. Questions

  4. Chapter 4 PHP Decision-Making

    1. Expressions

    2. Operator Concepts

    3. Conditionals

    4. Looping

    5. Questions

  5. Chapter 5 Functions

    1. Calling Functions

    2. Defining Functions

    3. Object-Oriented Programming

    4. Questions

  6. Chapter 6 Arrays

    1. Array Fundamentals

    2. Questions

  7. Chapter 7 Working with MySQL

    1. MySQL Database

    2. Managing the Database

    3. Using phpMyAdmin

    4. Database Concepts

    5. Structured Query Language

    6. Questions

  8. Chapter 8 Database Best Practices

    1. Database Design

    2. Backing Up and Restoring Data

    3. Advanced SQL

    4. Questions

  9. Chapter 9 Getting PHP to Talk to MySQL

    1. The Process

    2. Querying the Database with PHP Functions

    3. Using PEAR

    4. Questions

  10. Chapter 10 Working with Forms

    1. Building a Form

    2. Templates

    3. Questions

  11. Chapter 11 Practical PHP

    1. String Functions

    2. Date and Time Functions

    3. File Manipulation

    4. Calling System Calls

    5. Questions

  12. Chapter 12 XHTML

    1. Why XHTML?

    2. XHTML and XML Namespaces

    3. XHTML Versions

    4. Generating XHTML with PHP

    5. Questions

  13. Chapter 13 Modifying MySQL Objects and PHP Data

    1. Changing Database Objects from PHP

    2. Manipulating Table Data

    3. Displaying Results with Embedded Links

    4. Presenting a Form to Add and Process in One File

    5. Updating Data

    6. Deleting Data

    7. Performing a Subquery

    8. Questions

  14. Chapter 14 Cookies, Sessions, and Access Control

    1. Cookies

    2. PHP and HTTP Authentication

    3. Sessions

    4. Using Auth_HTTP to Authenticate

    5. Questions

  15. Chapter 15 Security

    1. Session Security

    2. Questions

  16. Chapter 16 Validation and Error Handling

    1. Validating User Input with JavaScript

    2. Pattern Matching

    3. Redisplaying a Form After PHP Validation Fails

    4. Questions

  17. Chapter 17 Sample Application

    1. Configuration File

    2. Page Framework

    3. Database

    4. Displaying a Postings Summary

    5. Displaying a Posting and Its Comments

    6. Adding and Changing Posts

    7. Adding and Changing Comments

    8. Questions

  18. Chapter 18 Finishing Your Journey

    1. PHP Coding Standards

    2. PEAR

    3. Frameworks

    4. Ajax

    5. Wikis

    6. Finding Help on the Web

    7. Questions

  1. Appendix Solutions to Chapter Questions

  2. Colophon