Visual QuickStart Guides are now even more visual: Building on the success of the top-selling Visual QuickStart Guide books, Peachpit now offers Video QuickStarts.As a companion to his book PHP and MySQL for Dynamic Web Sites: Visual QuickPro Guide, Fourth Edition (Peachpit Press, 2012), bestselling author Larry Ullman offers more than 90 minutes of short, task-based videos that will help you master techniques he describes in the book; instead of just reading about how to combine the PHP scripting language with the MySQL database application, you can watch the author in action. It s a great way to learn the basics and some of the newer or more complex PHP and MySQL techniques, including handling an HTML form, accessing a MySQL database server, paginating query results, debugging, handling file uploads, using jQuery, and more. This video will have you up and running with PHP and MySQL in no time.
Larry Ullman is the president of Digital Media and Communications, Inc., a firm specializing in information technology. He is the author of the best-selling book PHP and MySQL for Dynamic Web Sites: Visual QuickPro Guide, as well as several other books on related technologies. Larry also writes articles on these subjects and teaches them in small and large group settings. Despite working with computers, programming languages, databases, and such since the early 1980s, Larry still claims he s not a computer geek (but he admits he can speak their language).