by David R. Brooks
“Programming in HTML and PHP” is tech book written for professional web development. The clearly-written text is designed to be simple to follow for the novice student, without requiring any background in programming or mathematics beyond algebra. From basic to advance all the web development concepts are added in this book. It is a complete step by step guide for learning the HTML and PHP.
Author beautifully covered the topics e.g. creation of HTML pages and the characteristics of HTML documents, showing how to use HTML tables, forms, lists, and frames to organize documents for use with PHP applications; explains how to set up a PHP environment, using a local or remote server; introduces the capabilities and syntax of the PHP language, including coverage of array syntax and use; examines user-defined functions in programming, summarizing PHP functions for reading and writing files, viewing the content of variables, and manipulating strings; reviews the PHP GD graphics library, presenting applications for creating pie charts, bar graphs, and line graphs suitable for displaying scientific data; includes appendices listing HTML and ASCII special characters, and highlighting the essential basic strategies for solving computational problems. In short, it is one of the best web development books and we highly recommend it.