|| ||"Mary Rotman" <sitepointpr-AT-oreilly.com>|
|| ||The PHP Anthology, 2nd Edition--New from SitePoint|
|| ||Tue, 30 Oct 2007 12:16:24 -0800|
For Immediate Release
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The PHP Anthology: 101 Essential Tips, Tricks & Hacks, 2nd Edition
Become a PHP Expert in One Week
Sebastopol, CA--Over 20 million web sites prove that PHP is the most
universally adopted web programming language on the planet. However,
moving from a beginner's level to more advanced PHP development is often a
difficult transition--or was, until today.
Online media company SitePoint (sitepoint.com) recently announced the
release of a new resource for learning object oriented programming with
Their latest book, "The PHP Anthology: 101 Essential Tips, Tricks & Hacks,
2nd Edition," saves time, and eliminates the frustration of completing PHP
tasks, with a comprehensive collection of ready-to-use solutions.
Its question-and-answer format lets you learn by example as you work
through its impressive PHP solutions, and the copy-and-paste code takes
the stress out of getting your web applications off the ground.
This book makes it easy to:
- Manage errors gracefully.
- Build functional forms, tables, and SEO-friendly URLs.
- Reduce load time with client- and server-side caching.
- Produce and utilize web services with XML.
- Secure your site using access control systems.
- Easily work with files, emails, and images.
- And so much more...
"The PHP Anthology: 101 Essential Tips, Tricks & Hacks, 2nd Edition"
proves that you don't need a computer science degree to take advantage
of the powerful features of PHP.
For a review copy, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
For other inquiries, such as excerpt or interview requests, please contact
Ben Balbo earns a living as a PHP developer and trainer, security
consultant, and Open Source developer. He has been known to talk in public
about web development-related topics, which comes as part of the package
of being on the committees of both the Melbourne PHP User Group and Open
Source Developers' Club.
Harry Fuecks has worked in corporate IT since 1994. He is currently the
lead developer of a corporate extranet, an active participant in
SitePoint's rich PHP community, and the driving force behind
Matthew Weler O'Phinney is a full-time father of two and spends his free
time developing in PHP. He is a PEAR developer, core contributor to Zend
Framework, and all-around PHP 5 proponent-though PHP 6 cannot come soon
enough for him.
Davey Shafik is a full-time PHP developer with ten years' experience in
PHP and related technologies. An avid magazine writer, book author, and
speaker, Davey keeps his mind sharp by trying to tackle problems from a
unique perspective from his home in Central Florida where he lives with
five cats and more computers.
Ligaya Turmelle is actively involved with the PHP community as a founding
Principal of phpwomen.org, administrator at codewalkers.com, roving
reporter for the Developer Zone on Zend.com, and PHP blogger and long-time
busybody of #phpc on freenode. She hopes to one day actually meet the
people she talks to. When not sitting at her computer staring at the
screen, Ligaya can usually be found either playing golf, scuba diving,
snorkeling, kayaking, hiking, or just playing with the dogs outside.
Ligaya Turmelle is a Zend Certified Engineer.
For more information about the book, see:
The PHP Anthology, Second Ed.
Ben Balbo, Harry Fuecks, Davey Shafik, Ligaya Turmelle, Matthew Weler
ISBN: 978-0-9758419-9-0, $39.95 USD / $47.95 CDN
Page Count: 520
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