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aeshley 01-07-2002 11:44 PM

good PHP book
 
gday

i'm a linux/apache/php/mysql newbie looking for a good PHP book which will include stuff on cookies, login authentication, database etc.
does anyone out there using php recommend a helpful one?

thanks

ashley

dorward 01-08-2002 01:45 PM

Before spending money on a book try these excellent articles:

http://www.melonfire.com/community/c...3?category=PHP

They are in reverse chronological order, so you'll have to work your way through to the end page and start there.

finegan 01-17-2002 05:54 AM

Honestly, the O'Reilly guide has done a brilliant job of confusing me so far. I guess somewhere after the confusion I'll become proficient.

Cheers,

Finegan

SensFan 01-17-2002 08:58 AM

I have

Professional PHP Programming - Wrox
MySQL & PHP from scratch

Citizen Bleys 01-17-2002 09:52 AM

*5th attempt to reply*

I like "PHP and MySQL Web Development" by Sams Press.

matt 01-23-2002 05:24 PM

I have both "PHP for the World Wide Web" by Larry Ullman (Visual Quickstart Guide). Normally I shun this line, but this book has been excellent. I also have the PHP 4 Bible. In general, I recommend thinking of a specific project, and finding a book that has tutorials along those lines.

Cheers!


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