Creating Dynamic Webpages Using PHP and MySQL
This book provides you with everything you need to know about PHP, MySQL and how to create dynamic webpages. You don't need prior knowledge of programming. You learn by example from the many practical examples throughout the book. The accompanying CD-Rom includes apache, Netscape, PHP, and MySQL source code, plus all the scripts from the book. Topics covered: How to install and configure the Linux server; PHP--handling form processing, saving state, loops and arrays, strings and pattern matching, web server variables plus many other features; MySQL--connecting MySQL with PHP, Guest book application, Gotcha application, and Internal shopping cart application; How to secure Apache using authentication--web authentication, using PHP to control Access, using a database to store users and passwords, using htaccess files.