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Posted Jan 3, 2002

Build Your Own Database Driven Website Using PHP & MySQL: Pt. 1

By Kevin Yank

Build Your Own Database Driven Website Using PHP & MySQL is a 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 or Linux, through to building a live Web-based content management system.

It also covers more advanced topics such as the storage of binary data in MySQL, and cookies and sessions in PHP, and comes complete with a set of PHP and MySQL reference tables that include PHP and MySQL syntax, functions, column types and more.

This book not only provides easy access to all the code samples demonstrated, but, more importantly, it leaves you with the confidence and know-how to adapt the principles and techniques to your own Web design projects.

What Will You Learn?

This book will show you how to:

  • Build a working Content Management System
  • Add, edit & delete Web content without using HTML
  • Setup automatic backups of your database
  • Increase your database security
  • Optimize the loading time of your Website
  • Build an ecommerce shopping cart
  • Automatically send email on triggered events
  • 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
  • And a whole lot more

Who Should Read This Book?

Build Your Own Database Driven Website Using PHP & MySQL is an essential resource for budding Web Developers. If you want to go beyond the limitations of a static site and learn to build dynamic, database-driven Websites, this book will show you how.

If you've never built a database-driven Website, this book was written for you. If you have, it's an extremely handy desk reference and an essential addition to your technical library.

Build Your Own Database Driven Website Using PHP & MySQL book cover Title: Build Your Own Database Driven Website Using PHP & MySQL
ISBN: 0-9579218-0-2
$34.95 (US)
Publication Date: August 2001
Pages: 242
SitePoint Pty. Ltd.

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