PHP & MySQL: Novice to Ninja, 6th Edition

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A hands-on guide to learning to build a professional web app using PHP and MySQL

About the book

PHP & MySQL: Novice to Ninja, 6th Edition is a hands-on guide to learning all the tools, principles, and techniques needed to build a professional web application using PHP & MySQL.

Comprehensively updated to cover PHP 7 and modern best practice, this highly practical and fun book covers everything from installing PHP and MySQL through to creating a complete online content management system.

You will:

  • Install PHP & MySQL on Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux
  • Gain a thorough understanding of PHP syntax
  • Master database design principles
  • Write robust, maintainable, best practice code
  • Build a working content management system (CMS)
  • And much more!

This book is the ultimate beginners guide to PHP 7, and a great resource for intermediate and advanced users of PHP and MySQL.

PHP & MySQL: Novice to Ninja is packed with detailed examples, and focuses on getting you to learn by applying your knowledge.

No knowledge of CSS or JavaScript is required, but if you do know JavaScript, it will make learning PHP a breeze, since these languages are quite similar.

Take the guesswork out of learning PHP.

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Who should read this book?

  • Beginner Developers

    Who want to start their career on the server-side.

  • Front End Developers

    Who want to add server-side programming to their skillset.

  • WordPress Developers

    Looking for a resource to learn PHP 7 and MySQL.

  • Backend Developers

    Looking for a detailed reference on PHP 7 and MySQL.