[thelist] current PHP: PEAR, etc?

Steve Lewis nepolon at worlddomination.net
Thu Jul 21 14:54:57 CDT 2005

Maximillian Schwanekamp wrote:
> Erik Heerlein wrote:
>>>I can recommend a dead-tree resource: check out David Sklar's Essential
>>>PHP Tools.   
>>I found his book, "Essential PHP Tools" to be confusing about
>>HTML_Quickform though. It was an overview and not too specific, the
>>examples I found confusing, I found the web site and PEAR docs to be
>>more helpful.

> Heh.  I had the opposite experience.  To each his own!  Though there are
> some QuickForm elements he does not cover at all - e.g. the autocomplete
>  element.  Still, that book is a decent intro to some of the more
> ubiquitous PEAR packages, if not exhaustive.

Thanks for the tips and opinions.  Next time I make it up to a real 
technical bookstore I will take the time to sit and browse that one.

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