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Head First PHP & MySQL Head First PHP & MySQL

By Lynn Beighley, Michael Morrison
If you're ready to create web pages more complex than what you can build with HTML and CSS, Head First PHP & MySQL is the ultimate learning guide to building dynamic, database-driven websites using PHP and MySQL. Packed with real-world examples, this book teaches you all the essentials of server-side programming, from the fundamentals of PHP and MySQL coding to advanced topics such as form validation, session IDs, cookies, database queries and joins, file I/O operations, content management, and more.

MySQL Cookbook, Second Edition MySQL Cookbook, Second Edition

By Paul DuBois
A handy resource when you need quick solutions or techniques, this Cookbook addresses specific questions in using MySQL. You'll find dozens of short, focused pieces of code and hundreds of worked-out examples that are perfect for programmers of all levels who don't have the time (or expertise) to solve MySQL problems from scratch. The new edition covers MySQL 5.0 and the older but still widespread MySQL 4.1.

High Performance MySQL, Second Edition High Performance MySQL, Second Edition

By Baron Schwartz, Peter Zaitsev, Vadim Tkachenko, Jeremy Zawodny, Arjen Lentz, Derek J. Balling
High Performance MySQL is the definitive guide to building fast, reliable systems with MySQL. Written by noted experts with years of real-world experience building very large systems, this book covers every aspect of MySQL performance in detail, and focuses on robustness, security, and data integrity. Learn advanced techniques in depth so you can bring out MySQL's full power. The second edition is completely revised and greatly expanded, with deeper coverage in all areas.

MySQL Stored Procedure Programming MySQL Stored Procedure Programming

By Guy Harrison, Steven Feuerstein
MySQL Stored Procedure Programming covers a lot of ground. The book starts with a thorough introduction to stored procedures programming and functions, covering the fundamentals of data types, operators, and using SQL in stored procedures. You'll learn how to build and maintain stored programs —covering transactions, stored functions, and triggers—and how to call and use MySQL-based stored procedures in a variety of languages, including PHP, Perl, Python, .NET, and Java. This book, destined to be the bible of stored procedure development, is a resource that no real MySQL programmer can afford to do without.

MySQL Pocket Reference, Second Edition MySQL Pocket Reference, Second Edition

By Guy Harrison, Steven Feuerstein
This handy pocket reference gives you instant reminders on how to use important MySQL functions, especially in conjunction with key parts of the LAMP open source infrastructure. MySQL is so rich in features that no administrator or programmer can stay familiar with all of them. MySQL Pocket Reference is an ideal on-the-job companion, well organized to help you find and adapt the statements you need—quickly.

Build Your Own Database Driven Website Using PHP and MySQL, Third Edition Build Your Own Database Driven Website Using PHP and MySQL, Third Edition

By Kevin Yank
A practical guide for first-time users of PHP & MySQL that teaches readers by creating a fully working Content Management System, Shopping Cart and other real-world applications. This bestseller has been updated to reflect best practice web development using PHP 5 and MySQL 4. The third edition also includes a bonus chapter on structured PHP Programming.

MySQL in a Nutshell, Second Edition MySQL in a Nutshell, Second Edition

By Russell Dyer
Need to find something in MySQL? This convenient reference offers you all the details you need, day in and day out, in one concise and extremely well organized book. The new edition contains all the commands and programming information for version 5.1, including new features and language interfaces. It's ideal for anyone using MySQL, from novices who need to get up to speed to advanced users who want a handy reference.

Learning PHP & MySQL, Second Edition Learning PHP & MySQL, Second Edition

By Michele E. Davis, Jon A. Phillips
PHP and MySQL are quickly becoming the de facto standard for rapid development of dynamic, database-driven web sites. With concepts explained in plain English, the new edition starts with the basics of the PHP language, and explains how to work with MySQL, the popular open source database. You then learn how to put the two together to generate dynamic content.

Managing & Using MySQL, Second Edition Managing & Using MySQL, Second Edition

By George Reese, Randy Jay Yarger, Tim King
Learn how to use MySQL, a popular database product that supports key subsets of SQL on Linux and Unix systems. Using C/C++, Java, Perl, PHP, or Python, you can write programs to interact with a MySQL database, either as a stand-alone application or through a web page. This book covers the whole process, from installation to programming interfaces and database administration. It includes ample tutorial material and examples.

Web Database Applications with PHP and MySQL, Second Edition Web Database Applications with PHP and MySQL, Second Edition

By Hugh E. Williams, David Lane
This new edition has been redesigned around the rich offerings of PEAR. Several of these, including the Template package and the database-independent query API, are fully integrated into examples and thoroughly described in the text. In addition, through a complex sample application—Hugh and Dave's Wine Store—all the important techniques of dynamic content are introduced. Good design is emphasized, such as dividing logic from presentation. The book introduces PHP 5 and MySQL 4.1 features, while providing techniques that can be used on older versions of the software that are still in widespread use.

Learning MySQL Learning MySQL

By Seyed M.M. "Saied" Tahaghoghi, Hugh E. Williams
Learning MySQL provides all the tools you need to set up and design an effective database. This richly detailed tutorial will help you design scalable and flexible databases, create powerful queries using SQL, and configure MySQL for improved security. After covering the basics, the book travels far into MySQL's subtleties, including complex queries and joins, how to interact with the database over the Web using PHP or Perl, and important house-keeping such as backups and security.

MySQL Reference Manual MySQL Reference Manual

By Michael "Monty" Widenius, David Axmark
This highly regarded and comprehensive reference manual comes directly from the members of the MySQL team. The book covers issues at all stages in MySQL use, from installation problems through performance tuning. Included are suggested uses of privileges to enhance security, many performance tips, and a sophisticated guide to error recovery. It also offers a thorough comparison of MySQL with SQL standards and other databases. No serious MySQL user should be without this book.

Understanding MySQL Internals Understanding MySQL Internals

By Sasha Pachev
Although MySQL's source code is open in the sense of being publicly available, it's essentially closed to you if you don't understand it. This book provides a comprehensive tour of MySQL 5 that shows you how to figure out the inner-workings of this powerful database. You'll learn how data structures and convenience functions operate, how to add new storage engines and configuration options, and much more.

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