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Books about PHP & MySQL

These books are mostly about developing with PHP and MySQL. They also include some books that have a good PHP section related to MySQL.

Beginning PHP and MySQL: From Novice to Professional

  • author: W Jason Gilmore
  • edition: 4th ed.
  • publisher: Apress
  • list price: $49.99
  • price: $18.49
  • year: 2010
  • pages: 824
  • isbn: 9781430231141
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Beginning PHP and MySQL: From Novice to Professional, Fourth Edition is a major update of W. Jason Gilmore's authoritative book on PHP and MySQL. The fourth edition includes complete coverage of PHP 5.3 features, including namespacing, an update of AMP stack installation and configuration, updates to Zend Framework, coverage of MySQL Workbench, and much more. You'll not only receive extensive introductions to the core features of PHP, MySQL, and related tools, but you'll also learn how to effectively integrate them in order to build robust data-driven applications.

Mastering phpMyAdmin 3.1 for Effective MySQL Management

  • author: Marc Delisle
  • edition: 4th ed.
  • publisher: Packt Publishing
  • list price: $34.99
  • price: $34.99
  • year: 2009
  • pages: 352
  • isbn: 9781847197863
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The book is a step-by-step tutorial for phpMyAdmin explaining and demonstrating the potential of this tool with clear instructions and screenshots. After covering installation and basic features of phpMyAdmin it goes on to show its less well known and generally under-used features and capabilities. phpMyAdmin is a must-have tool for everyone who needs to manage their MySQL databases and tables in an effective manner. This book is a must-read for every serious phpMyAdmin user who would like to use this outstanding application to its full power.

PHP and MySQL Web Development

  • author: Luke Welling, Laura Thomson
  • edition: 5
  • publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
  • list price: $49.99
  • price: $24.98
  • year: 2016
  • pages: 688
  • isbn: 9780321833891

Master today's best practices for succeeding with PHP 5.4 and MySQL 5.5 web database development! Long acknowledged as the clearest, most practical, and most down-to-earth guide to PHP/MySQL web development, the brand-new Fifth Edition of PHP and MySQL Web Development fully reflects the latest versions of PHP and MySQL. Maintaining the approach that has made this book so successful through, Luke Welling and Laura Thomson add extensive new coverage of security, cloud and mobile development, and using the PEAR repository's massive resources.

PHP & MySQL: The Missing Manual

  • author: Brett McLaughlin
  • edition: 2
  • publisher: O'Reilly Media
  • list price: $39.99
  • price: $20.45
  • year: 2012
  • pages: 546
  • isbn: 9781449325572

If you can build websites with CSS and JavaScript, this book takes you to the next level—creating dynamic, database-driven websites with PHP and MySQL. Learn how to build a database, manage your content, and interact with users. With step-by-step tutorials, this completely revised edition gets you started with expanded coverage of the basics and takes you deeper into the world of server-side programming.

PHP and MySQL Phrasebook

  • author: Christian Wenz
  • edition: 1
  • publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
  • list price: $29.99
  • year: 2012
  • pages: 360
  • isbn: 9780321834638

gives you the code you need to complete your web programming projects quickly and effectively in PHP, the leading scripting language for creating dynamic web pages.

Learning PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, and CSS

  • author: Robin Nixon
  • edition: Second Edition
  • publisher: O'Reilly Media
  • list price: $39.99
  • price: $23.49
  • year: 2012
  • pages: 586
  • isbn: 9781449319267

If you're familiar with HTML, using the information in Learning PHP, MySQL, JavaScript and CSS, you will quickly learn how to build interactive, data-driven websites with the powerful combination of PHP, MySQL, JavaScript and CSS - the top technologies for creating modern sites. This hands-on guide explains each technology separately, shows you how to combine them, and introduces valuable web programming concepts such as objects, XHTML, cookies, and session management.

PHP, MySQL and Apache All in One

  • author: Julie C. Meloni
  • edition: 5
  • publisher: Sams Publishing
  • list price: $39.99
  • price: $27.82
  • year: 2012
  • pages: 672
  • isbn: 9780672335433

In just a short time, you can learn how to use PHP, MySQL, and Apache together to create dynamic, interactive websites and applications using the three leading open-source web development technologies. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson in this book builds on the previous ones, enabling you to learn the essentials of PHP scripting, MySQL databases, and the Apache web server from the ground up.

PHP 6 and MySQL 5 for Dynamic Web Sites: Visual Quickpro Guide

  • author: Larry Ullman
  • edition: 4
  • publisher: Peachpit Press
  • list price: $44.99
  • price: $38.09
  • year: 2011
  • pages: 696
  • isbn: 9780321784070

With step-by-step instructions, complete scripts, and expert tips to guide readers, veteran author and database designer Larry Ullman gets right down to business: After grounding readers with separate discussions of first the scripting language (PHP) and then the database program (MySQL), he goes on to cover security, sessions and cookies, and using additional Web tools, with several sections devoted to creating sample applications. This guide is indispensable for intermediate- to advanced level Web designers who want to replace their static sites with something dynamic.

Murach's PHP and MySQL

  • author: Joel Murach, Ray Harris
  • edition: First Printing
  • publisher: Mike Murach & Associates
  • list price: $54.50
  • year: 2010
  • pages: 840
  • isbn: 9781890774561

This book has a strong content organization that lets you focus on what you need to know, when you need to know it. It's a great first book in web programming if you're just starting out.

PHP Programming with MySQL

  • author: Don Gosselin, Diana Kokoska, Robert Easterbrooks
  • edition: 2
  • publisher: Course Technology / Cengage Learning
  • list price: $145.95
  • price: $125.71
  • year: 2010
  • pages: 694
  • isbn: 9780538745840

This book covers the basics of PHP and MySQL along with introductions to advanced topics including object-oriented programming and how to build Web sites that incorporate authentication and security. After you complete this course, you will be able to use PHP and MySQL to build professional quality, database-driven Web sites.