For e-book versions, video lessons can be accessed at wrox.com using a link provided in the interior of the e-book.
Lessons include Getting started with PHP Setting up your workspace Adding PHP to a web page Learning PHP syntax Working with variables Debugging code Working with complex data Making decisions Repeating program steps Learning about scope Reusing code with functions Creating forms Introducing object-oriented programming Defining classes Using classes Using advanced techniques Handling errors Writing secure code Introducing databases
The accompanying videos enhance your learning experience, as each lesson in the book is portrayed in the video exercises
The approachable tone breaks down the basics of programming and PHP and MySQL in individual lessons starting with the installation of the programs necessary to run PHP
When working with databases, the MySQL database is introduced with demonstrations that show how to interact with it
You begin with a static web site and then watch and learn as PHP functionality is added as you work through the lessons