Best for those who have a beginner understanding of PHP, this computer science book takes you further into all the features and techniques to use for PHP application architecture and planning, databases, security, testing, debugging, and deployment.
You’ll learn all the essentials of server-side programming with PHP and MySQL so you can build dynamic websites. The coding book engages you with puzzles, exercises, quizzes, and other interactive elements.
Think of this less as the “hard way” and more as throwing yourself in the deep end of the “hands-on” way. It’s a book to work on more than just sit down and read through, with 52 exercises driving concepts home.
This book was written by the developers of C, so it’s straight from the source! You’ll need some prior programming knowledge of basics like loops, variables, and functions. The book has a reference manual you can glance at when you need help as you code with C.