Learning PHP, MySQL & JavaScript: With jQuery, CSS & HTML5 (Learning PHP, MYSQL, Javascript, CSS & HTML5)

Build interactive, data-driven websites with the potent combination of open source technologies and web standards, even if you have only basic HTML knowledge. In this update to this popular hands-on guide, you’ll tackle dynamic web programming with the latest versions of today’s core technologies: PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, and key jQuery libraries.

Web designers will learn how to use these technologies together and pick up valuable web programming practices along the way—including how to optimize websites for mobile devices. At the end of the book, you’ll put everything together to build a fully functional social networking site suitable for both desktop and mobile browsers.

A guide to PHP essentials and the basics of object-oriented programming. Learn how to master MySQL, from database structure to complex queries; create web pages with PHP and MySQL by integrating forms and other HTML features; learn about JavaScript, from functions and event handling to accessing the Document Object Model; use libraries and packages, including the Smarty web template system, PEAR program repository, and the Yahoo User Interface Library; make Ajax calls and turn your website into a highly dynamic environment; and upload and manipulate files and images, validate user input, and secure your applications.

Build interactive, data-driven websites with the potent combination of open-source technologies and web standards, even if you have only basic HTML knowledge. With this popular hands-on guide, you’ll tackle dynamic web programming with the help of today’s core technologies: PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, and HTML5.

Explore each technology separately, learn how to use them together, and pick up valuable web programming practices along the way. At the end of the book, you’ll put everything together to build a fully functional social networking site, using XAMPP or any development stack you choose.

  • Learn PHP in-depth, along with the basics of object-oriented programming
  • Explore MySQL, from database structure to complex queries
  • Use the MySQLi extension, PHP’s improved MySQL interface
  • Create dynamic PHP web pages that tailor themselves to the user
  • Manage cookies and sessions, and maintain a high level of security
  • Master the JavaScript language—and enhance it with jQuery
  • Use Ajax calls for background browser/server communication
  • Acquire CSS2 and CSS3 skills for professionally styling your web pages
  • Implement all of the new HTML5 features, including geolocation, audio, video, and the canvas

About Book

Author: Robin Nixon
Publisher: O′Reilly; 5 edition (8 June 2018)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1491978910
ISBN-13: 978-1491978917

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