Beginning PHP and MySQL 5: From Novice to Professional, Second Edition
by W. Jason Gilmore: This best-selling book ranks among the most thorough and practical guides in print, covering all of the key concepts and features, and showing you how to effectively integrate PHP and MySQL to build powerful web sites.
PHP 5 Objects, Patterns, and Practice
by Matt Zandstra: PHP 5 Objects, Patterns, Practice is a practical design and management book. It explains object-oriented programming in PHP 5, the latest version of PHP.
PHP and MySQL Web Development (3rd Edition)
by Luke Welling, Laura Thomson: PHP and MySQL Web Development introduces readers (who are assumed to have little or no experience with the title subjects) to PHP and MySQL for the purpose of creating dynamic Internet sites.
by David Sklar, Adam Trachtenberg: PHP Cookbook has a wealth of solutions for problems that you'll face regularly. With topics that range from beginner questions to advanced web programming techniques, this guide contains practical examples -- or "recipes" -- for anyone who uses this scripting language to generate dynamic web content.
PHP for the World Wide Web, Second Edition
by Larry Ullman: Beginner to intermediate level self-study guide on PHP for the World Wide Web. Takes a visual approach, offering readers step-by-step instructions with illustrations and screen shots to clarify procedures.
PHP Solutions: Dynamic Web Design Made Easy
by David Powers: In this book you'll learn how to: Create dynamic websites with design and usability in mind, as well as functionality, Understand how PHP scripts work, giving you confidence to adapt them to your own needs, and more.
by Kevin Tatroe, Rasmus Lerdorf, Peter MacIntyre: Topics covered: The PHP programming language, for people who are coming to PHP with a bit of programming experience in other languages or who want to expand their existing PHP knowledge beyond the basics. Sections deal with the core language, as well as HTTP session management, database connectivity (to MySQL and Oracle, as well as with PHP Extension and Application Repository--PEAR), graphics file manipulation, XML parsing, and PDF creation.