Learn how to load, extract, and manipulate data from XML documents with the SimpleXML extension for PHP.
Learn to use the intricate and sometimes underused capabilities of PHP's date and time functions to create, format, calculate, and compare dates and times.
Explore solutions to common PHP programming challenges, and then compare the results with other programming languages in the Code Clinic series.
Learn how to use the iterators and data structures in the Standard PHP Library to traverse, filter, and sort data.
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.