PHP 5 Power Programming

PHP 5 Power Programming

This is a free php book from Bruce Perens’ Open Source Series. In this book, PHP 5’s co-creator and two leading PHP developers show you how to make the most of PHP 5’s industrial-strength enhancements in any project – no matter how large or complex.


If you’re a software developer new to PHP, you’ll leap quickly into PHP and its new object-oriented capabilities. If you’re an experienced PHP programmer, you already recognize PHP’s convenience and simplicity. Now, discover all of its extraordinary power.

Table of Contents

  • What Is New in PHP 5?
  • PHP 5 Basic Language
  • PHP 5 OO Language
  • PHP 5 Advanced OOP and Design Patterns
  • How to Write a Web Application with PHP
  • Databases with PHP 5
  • Error Handling
  • XML with PHP 5
  • Mainstream Extensions
  • Using PEAR
  • Important PEAR Packages
  • Building PEAR Components
  • Making the Move
  • Performance
  • An Introduction to Writing PHP Extensions
  • PHP Shell Scripting

Book Details

Author(s): Andi Gutmans, Stig Sæther Bakken and Derick Rethans.
Format(s): PDF
File size: 9.39 MB
Number of pages: 720
Link: Download.

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