PHP & MySQL: Novice To Ninja, 5th Edition

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PHP & MySQL: Novice To Ninja, 5th Edition

Published May 2012

The easy way to build your own database-driven website.

This book is a hands-on guide that will help you build your first database driven website. In the fifth edition of this best-selling book, you’ll learn how to use PHP (used on 20 million sites worldwide) to build your own working content management system using entirely free software. The book also teaches you best practices in database design using MySQL, and covers all the latest technologies.

Oh yeah, and the whole SitePoint library! Learn More.

What you'll learn

  • How to get up and runing with PHP and MySQL on Mac OS X, Windows or Linux
  • Best-practice PHP programming
  • Keep your PHP manageable and flexible with OOP principles
  • How to build a working ecommerce platform from scratch
  • PDF, EPUB, MOBI 524 pg
Meet your author
Kevin Yank

Kevin Yank is a world-renowned author, speaker and JavaScript expert. He has a passion for making web technology easy to understand by anyone. Yes, even you!


  1. Installation
  2. Introducing MySQL
  3. Introducing PHP
  4. Publishing MySQL Data on the Web
  5. Relational Database Design
  6. Structured PHP Programming
  7. A Content Management System
  8. Content Formatting with Regular Expressions
  9. Cookies, Sessions, and Access Control
  10. MySQL Administration
  11. Advanced SQL Queries
  12. Binary Data

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