From the Back Cover
Think of all the things you could do in 24 hours. Go sightseeing. Read a book. Learn PHP. Sams Teach Yourself PHP in 24 Hours is a unique learning tool that is divided into 24 one-hour lessons over five sections. Starting with the basics, you will discover the fundamentals of PHP and how to apply that knowledge to create dynamic websites with forms, cookies and authentication functions. You will also find out how to access databases, as well as how to integrate system components, e-mail, LDAP, network sockets and more. A support website includes access to source code, PHP updates, errata and links to other relevant websites. Sams Teach Yourself PHP in 24 Hours is a quick and easy way to learn how to create interactive websites for your end user.
About the Author
Matt Zandstra is a writer and consultant specializing in server programming. With his business partner, Max Guglielmino, he runs Corrosive (http://www.corrosive.co.uk), a technical agency that plans, designs and builds Internet applications. Matt is interested in all aspects of object-oriented programming and is currently exploring enterprise design patterns for PHP 5. When he is not reading, writing or thinking about coding in PHP and Java, Matt shoots alien invaders in the park with his four-year-old daughter Holly. He lives by the sea in Brighton, Great Britain, with his partner Louise McDougall and their children Holly and Jake.