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Explore a solution to a different PHP challenge every month, and compare the results with other programming languages, in the Code Clinic series.
Learn how to access and manipulate databases using the object-oriented PHP extensions PDO and MySQLi.
Learn how to export data from a database with PHP in a variety of formats, including: rich text, CSV, Excel, Word, OpenOffice spreadsheets and documents, and even XML.
Develop a PHP class that requires only a few lines of code to handle single- and multi-file uploads both flexibly and securely.
Learn to administer MySQL databases, design tables, and insert, update, and delete data with phpMyAdmin.
A gentle introduction to PHP, with simple exercises that help you develop dynamic web content, user input forms, and database-powered product pages.
Explains what PHP is and how it integrates with HTML; how to set up and configure a PHP development environment on both Windows and Mac OS X; and the features of the PHP language.
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