When it comes to creating dynamic, database-driven Web sites, the PHP language and MySQL database offer a winning combination -- and with PHP 7, web professionals can achieve dramatic performance improvements. Combine these great open source technologies with Larry Ullman's PHP and MySQL for Dynamic Web Sites: Visual QuickPro Guide, Fifth Edition, and there's no limit to the powerful, interactive Web sites you can create.
With step-by-step instructions, complete scripts, and expert tips to guide you, Ullman gets right down to business. After grounding you with practical introductions to both PHP 7 and MySQL, he covers core issues ranging from security to session management to jQuery and object-oriented programming techniques. Ullman walks you through creating several sample applications, stressing the latest features and techniques throughout.