giannino1995 — 2014-06-07T11:30:57-04:00 — #1
I read a manual of php and mysql for beginners in Italian (*) and now I want to buy a second text in English on this topic, but always more depth. I am undecided on different texts:
Which you advise me? Do you know others?
(*) - Sviluppare applicazioni con PHP e MySQL di Kevin Yank - APOGEO (2012)
giannino1995 — 2014-06-22T09:22:00-04:00 — #2
spacephoenix — 2014-06-22T13:29:58-04:00 — #3
The latest version of Kevin Yank's book is probably a good one to go for. If you're having a look through a number of different books down at your local bookstore, if a book uses the old and now depreciated mysql_* extension steer clear of it. Any books should be using php code that uses either the mysqli_* (MySQL Improved) extension or PDO. Whether they use the mysqli_* extension or PDO they should use prepared statements