I found the PHP4 Bible rather useful, as it covers PHP4 and also goes into some depth on using PHP with MySQL. It's a good introduction/reference for PHP, as well as having tips for HTML developers and C coders moving to PHP. -- Martin McCarthy "Do not go gentle into that good night. Rage, rage against the dying of the light." - Dylan Thomas, Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night > From: Michael Wolfe <wolfboy69 at earthlink.net> > Reply-To: thelist at lists.evolt.org > Date: Thu, 31 May 2001 22:10:36 -0700 > To: thelist at lists.evolt.org > Subject: Re: [thelist] Calling PHP Gurus > > At 03:02 PM 5/31/01 -0700, you wrote: >> I'm really enjoying working with PHP4 and wish I knew it all yesterday. : >> ) I've been playing with >> it and MySql, gearing up for the DB2 stuff ahead of me. > > <tip type="PHP" author="MIchael Wolfe"> > For a great introduction to PHP, get "Teach Yourself PHP4 in 24 Hours" from > Sams. It's a quick read, and it gives you a good basic knowledge of > PHP. After that, I'd suggest the "PHP Developers Cookbook", which does a > good job of covering some of the advanced topics, as well as giving tips on > how to bypass some of PHP's less-known quirks. > > Another good book is "MySql/PHP Database Applications" by Jay Greenspan (of > WebMonkey). Although slightly dated, it gives good coverage of the use of > classes in PHP. > </tip> > > > > ___________________ > Michael Wolfe > Senior Software Engineer > > http://www.ework.com > mwolfe at ework.com > > > --------------------------------------- > For unsubscribe and other options, including > the Tip Harvester and archive of TheList go to: > http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !