by Nancy Gill, Gareth Downes-Powell, Rachel Andrew, Drew McLellan, Kevin Marshall, Apress
The Dreamweaver Developer's Instant Troubleshooter focuses on the problems common to complex areas of Dreamweaver web development. This book also functions as a grounding and installation reference for additional technologies like PHP, ASP, MySQL, and CSS. Inside the covers of this book, await top-notch solutions to your web development problems.
The enormous popularity of the World Wide Web can be attributed in large part to the fact that it is a dynamic, highly interactive medium. As web accessibility through wireless devices becomes increasingly popular, developers are challenged to maintain the high level of interactivity and flexibility that users are accustomed to on their personal computer browsers.
Building Flickr Applications with PHP teaches you how to use todays most popular online photo management system. Youll learn to work with both your own photos and Flickrs enormous cache, and create new and compelling extensions to the Flickr platform. This book is a great pick because Its written by experienced developer Rob Kunkle and Phlickr developer Andrew Morton. Youll learn how to use the PHP API Phlickr to write and retrieve photos.
PHP is gaining positive reputation for its system administration and client-side application development capabilities. This administration and development is accomplished using the PHP-GTK extension. You can take advantage of client-side applications by implementing language bindings for the GTK&emdash;the GIMP Toolkit&emdash;a library for creating cross-platform graphical user interfaces. Pro PHP-GTK acts as both a definitive reference and a hands-on tutorial to the PHP-GTK extension.
The Definitive Guide to Berkeley DB XML covers Sleepycat's Berkeley DB XML, an open source embedded XML database. Berkeley DB XML runs on all major operating systems and has support for the most popular programming languages. The book includes tutorials and complete language references for C++, Java, Perl, Python, and PHP. Berkeley DB XML has the potential to dramatically simplify the development of your application's data tier.
Beginning PHP and Oracle: From Novice to Professional offers comprehensive information on using the PHP scripting language in conjunction with Oracles database platform. PHP is one of the most prominent open source technologies in the area of web development, while Oracle is one of the most widely deployed and used database products. Youll learn to reap the benefits of these core technologies by using them in unison to create dynamic, data-driven web applications.
Pro PHP Security is one of the first books devoted solely to PHP security. It will serve as your complete guide for taking defensive and proactive security measures within your PHP applications. (And the methods discussed are compatible with PHP versions 3, 4, and 5.) The knowledge you'll gain from this comprehensive guide will help you prevent attackers from potentially disrupting site operation or destroying data.
Apress has been profuse in both its quantity and quality of releases&emdash;and (this book is) surely worth adding to your technical reading budget for skills development. I stayed up clear past my 'bedtime' several nights while implementing the covered modules in my program, unable to pull myself away. From Pear packages to parsing XML files, this book is a huge time-saver to developing your own solutions. — Richard Testani, Apple-Sauce.
Ajax breathes new life into web applications by transparently communicating and manipulating data in conjunction with a server-based technology. Of all the server-based technologies capable of working in conjunction with Ajax, perhaps none are more suitable than PHP, the world's most popular scripting language. Beginning Ajax with PHP: From Novice to Professional is the first book to introduce how these two popular technologies can work together to create next-generation applications.
by Frank M. Kromann, Jon Stephens, Nathan A. Good, Lee Babin, Apress
PHP 5 Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach supplies you with complete code for all of the common coding problems you are likely to face when using PHP in your day-to-day work. The book begins with an in-depth discussion of PHP 5 object-oriented techniques and methodology, and gets you up to speed on OOP with PHP: where and where not to use it, and how to use it.