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Free PDF Chapter: PHP5 CMS Framework Development

October 16, 2008
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Hi, The people at Packt Publishing just sent me a free sample chapter (in PDF format) of their latest PHP book (PHP5 CMS Framework Development) for me to pass on to you guys. I haven’t had a chance to read the book, so I can’t comment on it. If any of you have, please feel…

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Book Review: PHP 5 in Practice

December 12, 2006
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Intermediate level book for active php programmers. From the book’s cover: ‘Recipes and solutions for PHP programmers’ One of the authors is senior programmer at Digg (a big nerd hang out,) so you know this book is going to cover the latest php techniques … This is a very good book, actually one of the…

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Book Review: PHP Cookbook 2nd edition

October 17, 2006
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I’ve written a new PHP book review that can be found at killersites.com. – I’ve been out of the picture for a little while, but I’m about to get back into the swing of things and will be working on completing a few new PHP videos within the next week. That said, I haven’t been…

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Book Review: Build Your Own Database Driven Website Using PHP & MySQL

September 10, 2006
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Publication Date: 2005 So what makes this book different from the others? In a word – simplicity. This book, more than any other I’ve read on PHP, is geared toward the total beginner. All you need to know is HTML and you should be comfortable. The book opens up with a good chapter on installing…

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Book Review: PHP Hacks

September 10, 2006
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PHP Hacks is essentially a collection of ‘bite-size’ PHP scripts that you can easily drop into your websites. Besides being able to use the hacks straight away in your projects, the PHP code/hacks are clearly explained making them good tutorials for learning how you might do something in PHP. SOME TOPICS/HACKS THAT STAND OUT: Creating…

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Book Review: Programming PHP 2nd Edition

September 10, 2006
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Co-written by the guy who invented PHP (Rasmus Lerdorf,) this is a must-buy book for anyone getting into PHP or web programming in general. What can I say; this book is so well written and to the point, that I found that the information seemed to just flow from the pages. Who is this book…

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Book Review: Learning PHP & MySQL

September 10, 2006
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Another great book from O’Reilly. This book targets beginners to PHP but NOT total beginners to code and programming – I think that certain explanations of the basic programming concepts, may confuse a some people. Doesn’t matter though, once you’ve done my free video tutorials (found on this site,) you will be able to breeze…

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Book Review: Spring Into PHP 5

July 19, 2006
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Not a bad book for people who have a little PHP knowledge … but if you are a total programming novice, you will need to get another book … or better yet, my php videos for novices! I don’t usually plug my own stuff … but what the heck. The thing that stands out for…

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