If you are new to programming with PHP and MySQL and are looking for a solid introduction, this is the book for you. Developed by computer science instructors, books in the For the Absolute Beginner series teach the principles of programming through simple game creation. You will acquire the skills that you need for more practical programming applications and will learn how these skills can be put to use in real-world scenarios. Best of all, by the time you finish this book you will be able to apply the basic principles you’ve learned to the next programming language you tackle.
With the instructions in this book, you’ll learn to:
-Use MySQL to create databases
-Master variables and input
-Connect to databases within PHP
-Control your code with conditions and functions
-Build a three-tiered data application