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PHP in easy steps, 4th edition

By Mike McGrath
Publication date: March 25th, 2021
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781840789232

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About the book

PHP in easy steps, 4th edition demonstrates every aspect of the language you’ll need to produce professional web programming results. Its examples provide clear syntax-highlighted code, which is freely downloadable, showing PHP language basics including variables, arrays, logic, looping, functions and classes.

  • Install a free web server and the PHP interpreter to create an environment in which you can produce your own data-driven web pages.
  • Write PHP server-side scripts; master PHP operators and control structures; process HTML form data; get cookies and session data; access Web Services APIs over HTTP… and much more!

PHP in easy steps, 4th edition is ideal for PHP newbies who want to quickly learn the fundamentals of server-side programming with PHP and create interactive web pages. Also, useful for PHP pros who want to grasp the new PHP 8 features and achieve optimum performance!

Updated for PHP 8.

 

SQL in easy steps, 4th edition

By Mike McGrath
Publication date: June 2020
Pages: 192
ISBN: 978-1-84078-902-7

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About the book

SQL (Structured Query Language) is THE standard language used world-wide for database communication on all popular database software. It allows the storage and manipulation of data both on Windows platforms and on Unix-based platforms, such as Linux.

SQL in easy steps, 4th edition begins by explaining how to download and install the free MySQL database server on both Windows and Linux platforms. This allows you to establish an environment in which to develop and administer your own databases. This book makes no assumption that you will have previous knowledge of any programming or scripting language so it’s ideal for the newcomer to SQL. Each chapter builds your knowledge of executing database queries. The book contains exciting chapters on how to selectively extract data from within one, or more, databases and there are complete examples that illustrate each aspect of SQL. By the end of this book you will have gained a sound understanding of the Structured Query Language and be able to write your own SQL scripts to insert, extract, and manipulate data.

Free, downloadable source code is available from our website so you can check the code against your own work, and get started straight away!

SQL in easy steps, 4th edition has an easy-to-follow style that will appeal to anyone who wants to begin using databases. It is suitable for those with little or no experience of SQL. This book will appeal to all who need a fundamental understanding of database administration with SQL:

  • Web developers wanting to add database interaction to their web sites
  • Programmers wanting to add SQL to their skills set
  • Hobbyists who want to begin creating SQL scripts for upload to their own ISP
  • Students or those seeking a career in computing.

 

 

JavaScript in easy steps, 6th edition

By Mike McGrath
Publication date: February 28, 2020
Pages: 192
ISBN: 978-1-84078-877-8

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About the book

JavaScript in easy steps, 6th edition instructs the user how to create exciting web pages that employ the power of JavaScript to provide functionality. You need have no previous knowledge of any scripting language so it’s ideal for the newcomer to JavaScript. By the end of this book you will have gained a sound understanding of JavaScript and be able to add exciting dynamic scripts to your own web pages.

JavaScript in easy steps, 6th edition begins by explaining how to easily incorporate JavaScript code in an HTML document. Examples demonstrate how to use built-in JavaScript functions to work with Math, date and time, random numbers, cookies, text strings, and elements of web pages via the Document Object Model (DOM). You will learn how JavaScript is used with HTML submission forms and how JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) is used for asynchronous browser-server communication. The book examples provide clear syntax-highlighted code showing how to create behaviours for an HTML document to endow components with interactive functionality, to illustrate each aspect of JavaScript.

JavaScript in easy steps, 6th edition has an easy-to-follow style that will appeal to anyone who wants to add functionality to their web pages. It will appeal to programmers who want to quickly add JavaScript to their skills set, and to the student who is studying website design at school or college, and to those seeking a career in web development who need an understanding of client-side scripting.

 

About the author

Mike McGrath now lives in South-east Europe, on the sun-kissed shores of the Aegean Sea. Mike gained his extensive knowledge of computer languages while working as a developer contracting to companies around the world. His interests include coins of ancient Greece, dining-out with friends, and the ongoing evolution of the world wide web.