From the Back Cover
Start programming PHP and make your Web site interactive
Discover arrays of variables, start writing scripts, and get object oriented
The script calls for an interactive Web site – where do you start? Right here, with a fast and friendly way to get the hang of PHP 5 programming! You’ll also discover all the other cool things you can do with PHP, like managing files, interacting with databases, using system commands, and more.
The Dummies Way
Explanations in plain English
“Get in, get out” information
Icons and other navigational aids
Tear-out cheat sheet
Top ten lists
A dash of humor and fun
About the Author
Janet Valade is the author of PHP & MySQL For Dummies. In addition, she has authored and revised chapters for several Linux books and for a Webmaster certification book.
Janet Valade has 20 years experience in the computing field. She worked as a Web designer/programmer for an engineering firm. Prior to that, Janet worked for several years in a university environment as a systems analyst. During her tenure, she supervised the installation and operation of computing resources, designed and developed a data archive, provided technical support for faculty and students, wrote numerous technical papers, and developed and presented seminars and workshops on a variety of technology topics.