Want to build an interactive website using PHP with MySQL or the Oracle database? This book is for you, even if you are new to computer programming. In this book, you will learn key programming concepts that are essential for any programming language, and also find practical solutions that can be used for your own website. The book includes instructions for installation of Apache web server, PHP, MySQL database, and Oracle Express Edition database. This book provides many tips for using MySQL and the Oracle database. The code examples include access to MySQL using MySQLi and PDO; access to Oracle using OCI and PDO; Oracle stored procedures, and PHP code to execute Oracle stored procedures. It also contains SQL statement for creating tables, SQL queries for select, insert, update and delete records, and commands to manage MySQL and the Oracle database. It includes 120 screen shots. The complete website source code (HTML, CSS, PHP), with user registration and comments, is included in demosite.zip as a free bonus.
Author: Sergey Skudaev