Creating Interactive Websites with PHP and Web Services
By Eric Rosebrock
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Released: February 2006
Pages: 432

Build Dynamic Websites with PHP and MySQL—and Extend Those Sites withWeb Services

PHP and MySQL are great tools for buildingdatabase-driven websites. There's nothing new about that. What is new isthe environment in which your site operates—a world rich (and growingricher) in web services that can add value and functionality in many differentways. Creating Interactive Web Sites with PHP and Web Services walks youthrough every step of a major web project—a content-managementsystem—teaching you both the basic techniques and little-known tricks youneed to build successful web sites. And you can use those skills to developdynamic applications that will meet your special requirements. Here’s someof what you’ll find covered inside:

  • Adding,deleting, and displaying data with a custom content-managementsystem
  • Building a template system with PHP
  • Interacting with web servicesusing PHP and MySQL
  • Creating and managing a user system and a shoppingcart
  • Processing credit card payments using merchant accounts and third-partypayment solutions
  • Tracking site statistics using PHP and MySQL
  • Enhancingyour site with third-party scripts

Tons of examples, complete withexplanations and supported by online source code, will speed your progress,whether you’re a true beginner or already have PHP experience. This book isplatform-agnostic, so it doesn’t matter if you’re deploying your siteon Linux or Windows. You also get PHP and MySQL references, so you can quickly resolve questions about syntax and similar issues.
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