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PHP & MySQL for Dummies, 4th Edition

by Janet Valade

List Price: $29.99

Amazon Price: $19.79

An introductory level book that provides the essential information needed to build common Web database applications. The book is directed toward users who know HTML and have created static Web pages, but no prior experience with programming or database design or use is required. The book contains many sample programs and contains complete programs for two applications: a product catalog and a restricted Web site that requires users to log in.

The Fourth edition adds information on using phpMyAdmin to administer MySQL. The procedure for installing the necessary software has been updated to make it easier, installing from the XAMPP package. The programs in this book have been updated and will run with PHP 4, PHP 5, and PHP 6.