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Making Use of PHP by Ashok Appu

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By Ashok Appu

After analyzing the gleaming reports, I had nice expectancies for this ebook. it has been rather a letdown.

I'm midway via it now and possibly will set it apart and search for another.

The first significant annoyance used to be looking for the spouse website... looking out the publisher's site was once a waste of time because it supplied no info except an choice to buy the publication. eventually unintentionally I occurred to note the right kind net handle indexed in important points at the backside of the again cover.

Next i have needed to cope with typos and incorrect information; noticeable ones comparable to the record of "What's at the CD-ROM, Disk, and web site" (there is not any CD-ROM or disk with this book). In a "Write the Code" instance, i discovered "@@@COMP: holiday line as shown.@@@" jumbled in with the coding...could be complicated if somebody did not discover that snippet was once meant for the book's paginator. And there are error within the coding examples, comparable to occurrences of "=" rather than the right kind "==" operator. Thank goodness for personal home page boards and the beneficiant humans there who helped me notice why the code wasn't operating as anticipated. so far as i will ascertain, there isn't any errata web page to be had for this booklet at the Wiley web site, which to me is inexcusable. this is often the 1st e-book i have ever received from Wiley computing device Publishing, and that i can now say with walk in the park that it'll be my last.

The ebook is equipped primarily with first declaring an issue for the fictional Mega track Mart improvement workforce, then featuring web page after web page of studying fabric sooner than displaying the code to unravel the matter. I regularly need to return to the start of the bankruptcy to refresh my reminiscence of what the targets of the advance group are in order that i do know what they try to accomplish of their code. A photo of what the finished code appears like in an internet web page seems to be after the code. i might want have the explanatory fabric first (for instance, what services and variables are), then be awarded with the duty for the improvement group, instantly by means of an instance of what the result is, then the code. i must do loads of pointless web page flipping the way in which it is laid out now.

The ultimate straw is the shortcoming of commenting within the code, which might be a huge assist in figuring out the "what" and "why" of the coding. within the "Write the Code" portion of the bankruptcy on sessions, there are nearly 4 pages of coding, but now not one little bit of commenting. unusual coming from an writer who states on p. 38 that "Comments are an essential component of any program...The reviews of 1 developer aid the others comprehend the good judgment of the code..." definite, reviews definitely may have helped me comprehend the author's good judgment and aided the training method.

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10 The Start Installation screen. 13. 11). ini file. Click No to proceed. 11 The IIS ScriptMap Node Selection screen. After you perform these steps, the Installation Complete screen appears, indicating that the installation was successful. Now that you have successfully configured IIS to work with PHP, let’s see if IIS is functioning properly and the PHP code is getting executed. 1. php extension. 6. 6. If you want to install an earlier version of PHP, follow the instructions given in the next section.

It is as important as an engine is for a car. A considerable number of new features were added to PHP 3. After PHP 3 was released, it became an instant hit and many experienced developers started using it to develop Web applications. 13 14 Chapter 2 Soon the combination of PHP 3, Apache, and MySQL was considered the best possible option for Web development. Apart from extraordinary performance, this combination was considered ideal because all technologies were open source and available at no cost.

You also learned about the general features of PHP and the new features of PHP 4. Then, you learned to install and configure PHP for both Windows and Linux platforms. Finally, you learned about the basics of PHP programming. You wrote the first PHP code and learned to execute it and display the output on the command prompt and in a browser. You also learned to escape PHP code and effectively use the comments in PHP programs. 39 CHAPTER 3 Programming Basics OBJECTIVES: In this lesson, you will learn to: ߜ Identify a variable ߜ Declare a variable ߜ Identify the data types used in PHP ߜ Use data type juggling ߜ Identify constants ߜ Distinguish between a constant and a variable ߜ Discuss operators ߜ Use Arithmetic operators ߜ Use Assignment operators ߜ Use Comparison operators ߜ Use Increment and Decrement operators ߜ Use String operators ߜ Use Logical operators 41 42 Chapter 3 Getting Started In school, you used x and y to represent values in algebraic equations.

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