Learn PHP language basics and how to write PHP server-side scripts to produce professional web programming results
By: Mike McGrath
Publication Date: 15 March 2021
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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.
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.