SQL in easy steps, 4th edition
PHP & MySQL in easy steps, 2nd edition
Java in easy steps, 7th edition
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SQL in easy steps, 4th edition (RRP £11.99)
By Mike McGrath
Publication date: June 2020
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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:
PHP & MySQL in easy steps, 2nd edition (RRP £11.99)
By Mike McGrath
Publication date: June 14th, 2018
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PHP and MySQL in easy steps, 2nd edition will teach the user to write PHP server-side scripts and how to make MySQL database queries. It has an easy-to-follow style that will appeal to:
PHP & MySQL in easy steps, 2nd edition demonstrates by example how to produce data-driven web pages using the powerful PHP scripting language and the popular free MySQL database server. The book examples provide clear syntax-highlighted code showing how to selectively insert and extract data from databases for presentation on your web browser.
PHP & MySQL in easy steps, 2nd edition begins by explaining how to install a free web server, the PHP interpreter, and MySQL database server, to create an environment in which you can produce your very own data-driven server-side web pages. You will learn how to write PHP server-side scripts and how to make MySQL database queries. Examples illustrate how to store and retrieve Session Data, how to provide a Message Board, and how to create an E-Commerce Shopping Cart.
This book assumes you have no previous experience of any programming or scripting language so is ideal for the newcomer to PHP and MySQL technologies.
Covers MySQL 8.0.
Java in easy steps, 7th edition (RRP £11.99)
By Mike McGrath
Publication date: July 31st, 2019
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Java in easy steps, 7th edition instructs you how to easily create your own Java programs. The book contains separate chapters on the major features of the Java language. Complete example programs with colourized code illustrate each important aspect of Java programming – all in easy steps.
This book assumes no previous knowledge of any programming language so it’s ideal for the newcomer to computer programming. Each chapter builds your knowledge of Java. By the end of this book you will have gained a sound understanding of the Java language and be able to write your own Java programs and compile them into executable files that can be run on any Java-enabled device.
This 7th edition of Java in easy steps covers the many exciting features of Java, including:
All examples illustrated in the book work in Oracle JDK and OpenJDK.
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.