Creating Database Web Applications With PHP and ASPeBook - 2003
This text teaches the fundamentals of creating complex Web applications. It explains the use of both Open Source (PHP/MySQL) and proprietary (Microsoft's ASP and Access). Using a variety of examples, it teaches the concepts behind the code, how to test it, and provides comparisons between the two technologies. book progresses through the more complex issues of database design. Concepts covered include client-side versus server-side programming, database design and planning, SQL fundamentals, and regular expressions. PHP and ASP are then covered in detail using readily available MySQL and Access databases. In addition, important technologies are covered, including SQL regular and left joins, form handling, passing information using query strings, cookies and session variables, and validating user input using regular expressions. With the knowledge and experience gained here, beginners should learn the fundamental concepts behind these two technologies while more experienced developers should learn which technology works best for their specific needs.
Publisher: Hingham, Mass. : Charles River Media, c2003 (Norwood, Mass. : Books24x7.com [generator])
Edition: 1st ed