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PHP Cookbook

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When it comes to creating dynamic web sites, the open source PHP language is red-hot property: used on more than 20 million web sites today, PHP is now more popular than Microsoft's ASP.NET technology. With our Cookbook's unique format, you can learn how to build dynamic web applications that work on any web browser. This revised new edition makes it easy to find specific ...more
Paperback, 812 pages
Published September 1st 2006 by O'Reilly Media (first published 2002)
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Oct 20, 2008 Mike rated it liked it
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Guides to writing code such as this, the PHP Cookbook, provide a level of organization just above that of simply reading the language documentation and making the code work. They provide an apt gateway to marshaling ones PHP into objects and patterns, but mostly leave those higher-order architectural forms alone.

This book, as its title suggests, is full of examples of how to do basic things with PHP. It is a dull read, never brilliant, never sublime. However, it plots across the full measure of
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Oct 18, 2011 Yohann Paris rated it really liked it
One of the best, need a function, here it is, detail powerful and easy to read. My PHP bible
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Nov 09, 2010 Michael Wegener rated it it was amazing
Zunächst ist dieses Buch eines der vielen PHP Bücher, die auf Biegen und Brechen auf den 5.3 Zug aufspringen möchten. PHP 5.3 hat mit der Einführung von Namespaces und Closures einiges für die "Enterprise" Programmierung getan. Dieses Buch trägt dem aber eigentlich keine Rechnung. Vielmehr ist es eine Sammlung von einfachen Lösungen für alltägliche Probleme, die man ohne irgendein Framework-X mit 100000 Zeilen Code und etwa 100 Bugs mittels PHP bewältigen kann. Zudem betet es keine Paradigmen he ...more
Jun 14, 2008 Erica rated it it was amazing
Love O'Reilly's cookbooks, love PHP, so this one was an easy score.
Sep 15, 2012 Alonso rated it really liked it
Very useful reference book with some great examples.
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This is my inspiration book for hard work
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Nov 22, 2008 Daynah rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: PHP Programmers
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Great PHP reference book.
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