PHP Cookbook

Free PHP Book: PHP Cookbook

Free PHP book from O’Reilly Commons. The PHP Cookbook is a collection of problems, solutions, and practical examples for PHP programmers.


The book contains a unique and extensive collection of best practices for everyday PHP programming dilemmas. It contains over 250 recipes, ranging from simple tasks to entire programs that demonstrate complex tasks, such as printing HTML tables and generating bar charts — a treasure trove of useful code for PHP programmers, from novices to advanced practitioners.

Table of Contents

  • Strings
  • Numbers
  • Dates and Times
  • Arrays
  • Variables
  • Functions
  • Classes and Objects
  • Web Basics
  • Forms
  • Database Access
  • Web Automation
  • XML
  • Regular Expressions
  • Encryption and Security
  • Graphics
  • Internationalization and Localization
  • Internet Services
  • Files
  • Directories
  • Client-Side PHP
  • PEAR

Book Details

Author(s): David Sklar and Adam Trachtenberg
Format(s): HTML
Number of pages: 640
Link: Read online.

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