Shows how to integrate the principles of object-oriented programming into the build of a PHP-driven web page or application.
Demonstrates how to leverage PHP's built-in tools, as well as the Xdebug and Firebug extensions and FirePHP library to improve the quality of your code and reduce troubleshooting overhead.
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.
Shows how OOP techniques can streamline database queries, help manage sessions, and simplify user logins.
Teaches new and experienced web developers the steps for building dynamic, data-driven, interactive sites using PHP and MySQL.