Hooray! A new and improved edition of this book is now available!
The 3rd edition of Build Your Own Database Driven Website Using PHP & MySQL was a very fine book but we replaced it with a new and updated edition in July 2009.
Build Your Own Database Driven Website Using PHP & MySQL
By Kevin Yank
“You Too Can Easily Create Impressive Database-Driven Websites Using PHP & MySQL In 30 Days Or Less”
- Learn how to install and administer PHP & MySQL on Windows, Linux or Mac.
- Build your very first live Database Driven Website using PHP & MySQL.
- Instantly apply working code examples from the book to your Website.
Great Value: Buy ‘Build Your Own Database Driven Website Using PHP & MySQL’ in hard copy and get Acrobat, Kindle and iPad/iPhone ready versions just $9.95 extra!
PHP & MySQL are the most widely used open source database and scripting technologies on the Web today. As a Web developer you can demand a lot more $$$ for your time if you can master PHP & MySQL.
This book is a terrific starting point in your journey to creating dynamic websites and setting up relational databases.
‘Build Your Own Database Driven Website Using PHP & MySQL’ is a practical hands-on guide to learning all the tools, principles and techniques needed to build a fully functional database driven Website using PHP & MySQL.
This book covers everything from installing PHP & MySQL under Windows, Linux, and Mac through to building a live Web-based content management system.
While this is essentially a beginners book, it also covers more advanced topics such as the storage of binary data in MySQL, and cookies and sessions in PHP. It comes complete with a set of handy reference guides for PHP & MySQL which include:
- MySQL Syntax
- MySQL Functions
- MySQL Column Types, and
- PHP Functions for working with MySQL.
- And more
‘Build Your Own Database Driven Website Using PHP & MySQL’ also includes download access to all the code samples used throughout the book so you can adapt them to your own custom Web solutions.
What will you learn?
This book will show you how to:
- Build a working Content Management System
- Add, edit and delete Web content without using HTML
- Set up automatic backups of your database
- Increase your database security
- Optimize the loading time of your Website
- Build an ecommerce shopping cart
- Handle file uploads using HTML forms
- Build a Web-based file repository or photo gallery
- Utilize sessions and cookies to track site visitors
- Master MySQL database administration
- Create rich, sophisticated database driven Websites that both you and your clients will be happy with.
- And a whole lot more
Who should read this book?
At around 350 pages, this book is an easy read. As you move through the book you’ll quickly notice that it’s written in a clear tutorial format that’s easy to understand, and illustrated with plenty of screenshots and diagrams, providing quick visual cues. If you hate wading through dry academic-style ‘how to’ texts, then this book will be a breath of fresh air to you.
If you’ve never built a database driven Website and you’re looking go beyond the limitations of a static site, this book will get you started in no time.
If you’ve already built database driven Websites, the extensive PHP/MySQL reference guides included will ensure this book remains an extremely handy desk reference.
No-Risk Money Back Guarantee
We’re so confident that you’ll love this book that we’re happy for you to try it risk-free for 30 days. If you purchase a copy of ‘Build Your Own Database Driven Website Using PHP & MySQL’ and you don’t find it to be everything you hoped for, we want you to get your money back.
Simply send the book back to us and we will see to it that you get a prompt and courteous refund of the full purchase price minus shipping and handling.
What could be fairer than this?
As always, our customers have the final say
“Build Your Own Database Driven Website Using PHP & MySQL” has been so successful since its launch that it’s now in its third edition with dozens of re-prints over this time.
Our customers include Web Developers from companies such as IBM, DELL, Cisco, Oracle, Compaq, HP, Intel, Ford, US Army and Boeing, through to Freelance Webmasters, Web Design Shops, and hobbyists.
Here’s just a sample of the hundreds of comments we’ve received from people like you so far...
How To Order This Book
The fastest way to get your hands on the most recent version of Build Your Own Database Driven Website Using PHP & MySQL is by ordering it direct through us, the publisher, for NO LONGER AVAILABLE.
Exclusive from sitepoint.com, for only $9.95 extra you can purchase Build Your Own Database Driven Website Using PHP & MySQL in a downloadable PDF format to accompany your physical book purchase. Now you can read the entire book while you're waiting for your printed copy to arrive, and you can take the entire book with you on your laptop when you are away from the office!
Our top priority is to ensure that you get your shipped order as quickly as possible and in good condition.
Just click the order link below to get an instant quote on the book, including shipping and handling, plus conversion of the price to your local currency if you live outside the USA.
All credit card transactions are processed by WorldPay.
Please direct all questions to our Customer Support Department.
Our promise to you... Order direct from sitepoint.com and receive:
- The very latest editions of all our books
- Exclusive offers only available to direct customers
- Lightning-fast shipping world-wide
- 30 day money-back guarantee