Create a full-featured, database-driven Web application using free and open source software
Practical PHP and MySQL: Building Eight Dynamic Web Applications demonstrates that it's easy to build commercial-quality Web applications using free and open source software. The book walks you through the code for eight useful, dynamic Web applications, and includes diagrams and screenshots as well as simple, practical explanations for each project. In this sample chapter, learn how to create a full-featured, database-driven Web application and master an entire range of essential techniques, including: using database queries, adding data to the database, joining tables, updating records, performing validation, managing archived data, separating code across different pages, and ensuring interface usability.
Title: Practical PHP and MySQL: Building Eight Dynamic Web Applications
Published: November 2006
Author: Jono Bacon
Chapter: Chapter 4: Building a Weblog
Published by Prentice Hall