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PHP is an open-source, HTML-embedded scripting language that allows you to handle tasks such as processing form input and working with databases directly in your HTML pages, rather than through CGI scripts. The PHP Pocket Reference is both a handy introduction to PHP syntax and structure and a quick reference to the vast array of functions provided by PHP. This small book acts as a perfect tutorial for learning the basics of developing Web applications with PHP.

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"Good Historical Reading" - by mwhipple on 08-AUG-2011
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Not surprisingly this edition of this book isn't overly relevant anymore.  I decided to flip through it since I had to work with an old PHP installation.  It does serve as a particularly strong summary of the no nonsense utility functions that PHP was built with and which I'd argue continues to be its distinguishing virtue.  
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