As with PHP 5
.3, this release too breaks backwards compatibility in a number of ways.
Rasmus Lerdorf, et.al's PROGRAMMING PHP (0596006810, $39.99) appears in its second edition to provide a comprehensive guide to PHP 5
, the open source scripting language for creating dynamic web content.
As of PHP 5
.0.0, the long- PHP predefined variable arrays may be disabled- with the register long arrays directive.
New features include support for PHP 5
, which means developers can use the built-in SQLite database in their applications.
Publishing company O'Reilly Media Inc has released 'Upgrading to PHP 5
' by Adam Trachtenberg, a book which covers differences between PHP 4 and PHP 5
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-9 August 2004-O'Reilly releases 'Upgrading to PHP 5
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Composite authors (2007), PHP 5
mastery, Computer Press, ISBN 978-80-251-1519-0, Brno.
It details all of the latest technologies available in PHP 5
, such as SimpleXML and SQLite, and covers such topics as object-oriented PHP, networking, string manipulation, file manipulation, database interaction, multimedia creation, and mathematics.
Broken down into 10-minute lessons, the novice will gain a rapid working knowledge of PHP 5
and be able to immediately put that knowledge to use in practical applications.
Accessible to both web designers and programmers, this tutorial introduces the PHP 5
scripting language and explains how to make static HTML pages dynamic.
Unleashed (067232511X, $49.99, 840 pp.) by John Coggeshall can only be described as the definitive guide in PHP programming.