This book covers developing web applications with Ruby on Rails. It discusses Ajax, directory services, and web services. The book details the configuration of Ruby on Rails with different databases such as MySQL, Oracle and SQL Server 2005. In addition, it makes a comparison with PHP, the most commonly used scripting language for developing web applications. The book also provides example applications that may be modified to suit a developer’s application.
PHP is an open source server side scripting language for creating dynamic web pages for ecommerce and other web applications offering a simple and universal solution for easy-to-program dynamic web pages. This text is a solutions-oriented guide to the challenges most often faced by PHP developers.
This is an adaptation of Jason Gilmore’s best-selling book, Beginning PHP and MySQL. It’s a recognition of the growing use of PHP with commercial databases, Oracle in particular, enabling readers in Oracle-based shops to learn PHP on their chosen platform. Supplying the Oracle expertise is Bob Bryla, co-author of the Oracle Database 10g DBA Handbook and many other titles. His easy-going and straightforward style is an excellent match for Jason’s, making their book one of the best things going for those wanting to learn about using PHP with Oracle.
This is the third edition of the highly practical work that offers a comprehensive introduction to two of the most prominent open source technologies on the planet: the PHP scripting language and the MySQL database server. In this incarnation, W. Jason Gilmore’s book has been updated to cover the new features in PHP as that language makes the very significant jump from version 5 to version 6. Essentially three books in one, readers not only profit from extensive introductions to the core features of each technology, but also learn how to effectively integrate the two in order to build robust data-driven applications. The book is packed with practical examples and insight into the real-world challenges faced by developers.
The definitive reference to over 1,000 PHP functions and features includes complete coverage of PHP 4, including extensive coverage of Zend. Every PHP function is clearly illustrated with detailed examples.
This book introduces the various parts of the construction of a regular expression pattern, explains what they mean, and walks you through working examples showing how they work and why they do what they do. By working through the examples, you will build your understanding of how to make regular expressions do what you want them to do and avoid creating regular expressions that don t meet your intentions. Beginning chapters introduce regular expressions and show you a method you can use to break down a text manipulation problem into component parts so that you can make an intelligent choice about constructing a regular expression pattern that matches what you want it to match and avoids mat...
Author Rob Richards is a major contributor to the PHP XML codebase and is considered a leading expert on the topic in the PHP community Covers the most leading-edge branch of PHP—currently 5.1 Practical, real-world examples with the Amazon, eBay, Yahoo, and Google web services APIs
Groovy and Beyond: Leverage the Full Power of Scripting on the JavaTM Platform! Using the JavaTM platform’s new scripting support, you can improve efficiency, streamline your development processes, and solve problems ranging from prototyping to Web application programming. In Scripting in Java, Dejan Bosanac covers key aspects of scripting with Java, from the exciting new Groovy scripting language to Java’s new Scripting and Web Scripting APIs. Bosanac begins by reviewing the role and value of scripting languages, and then systematically introduces today’s best scripting solutions for the Java platform. He introduces Java scripting frameworks, identifies proven patterns for integrating...