PLEASE NOTE: All CMIT modules have now been withdrawn,
and are unavailable for the 2010/11 academic year
These web pages and lecture notes are left as reference for those students requiring CMIT modules to complete their programme only, and are not an indication of modules currently offered.
Ullman, L. (2008) PHP for the World Wide Web. Berkeley,CA: Peachpit Press.
Approx. £12 from amazon.co.uk
or, if you are a little more confident, and want to explore the database capabilities of PHP+MySQL, then try:
Ullman, L. (2005) PHP and MySQL for Dynamic Web Sites. Berkeley, CA: Peachpit Press.
Approx. £15 from amazon.co.uk.
Lerdorf, R., et. al. (2006) Programming PHP. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly Media.
Lavin, P. (2006) Object-Oriented PHP: Concepts, Techniques and Code. San Francisco, CA: No-Starch Press.
A more advanced text, for those who wish to update their PHP skills to more robust programming techniques.
PHP Reference Manual. Available from: http://uk.php.net/ [accessed 6 October 2008].
There are also a lot of brief tutorials for starting out with PHP+MySQL, as it's such a trendy thing to learn. Some good ones at:
W3Schools. Available from: http://www.w3schools.com/php/ [accessed 6 October 2008].
Zend (2006) PHP 101: PHP for the Absolute Beginner. Available from: http://devzone.zend.com/node/view/id/627/ [accessed 6 October 2008].