[thelist] PHP book for the wealth-challenged

Norman Bunn norman.bunn at craftedsolutions.com
Tue Aug 19 15:07:26 CDT 2003

At 03:25 PM 8/19/2003, Joel Konkle-Parker wrote:
>I'm a hobbyist web developer and poor college student trying to develop a
>database-driven website with MySQL and PHP. As such, I'm looking for
>recommendations for a book that will teach me the basics (and not-so-basics).
>I've seen the Wrox books (Beginning PHP, Professional PHP) and the O'Reilly
>book (Programming PHP), but I can't decide which one to spend my hard-earned
>cash on.
>Has anyone out there used both? Which was better? Or anyone had a good
>experience with one or the other?
>Joel Konkle-Parker
>Webmaster [Ballsome.com]

PHP and MySQL Web Development - Welling/Thomson, 2nd Ed.

Unlike many of the reference books, this is a step-by-step guide to 
building an e-commerce site from the ground up.

Norman Bunn

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