Upcoming book – Expert PHP and MySQL

This month will see the release of the book Expert PHP and MySQL which I was a co-author of. Initially this will be available for purchase in PDF format from the Wrox website and I am hopeful this will be available in print format for the MySQL Users Conference.

More then just your standard PHP and MySQL there is detailed content on technologies including Memcached, Sphinx, Gearman, MySQL UDFs and PHP extensions. We will be posting more information at www.ExpertPhpandMySQL.com. You can download a PDF version of Chapter 1 Techniques Every Expert Programmer Needs to Know.

The book includes the following content:

  1. Techniques Every Expert Programmer Needs to Know
  2. Advanced PHP Constructs
  3. MySQL Drivers and Storage Engines
  4. Improved Performance through Caching
  5. Memcached MySQL
  6. Advanced MySQL
  7. Extending MySQL with User-defined Functions
  8. Writing PHP Extensions
  9. Full Text Search using SPHINX
  10. Multi-tasking in PHP and MySQL
  11. Rewrite Rules
  12. User Authentication with PHP and MySQL
  13. Understanding the INFORMATION_SCHEMA
  14. Security
  15. Service and Command Lines
  16. Optimization and Debugging

8 Responses to “Upcoming book – Expert PHP and MySQL”

  1. Shlomi Noach says:

    Sounds like a very interesting read!
    Congratulations and good luck!

  2. Chris Barber says:

    This book looks awesome! There is definitely a shortage on “expert” class PHP/MySQL books.

  3. Congrats, Ronald!

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  5. Woot! congrats, Ronald :)

  6. Wasif says:

    Book is covering almost every aspect of web application development using PHP and MySQL.

  7. Congratulations, Ronald!

    Had a read through the sample chapter, this is really excellent stuff. There should be a big market for this one.

  8. Ulf Wendel says:

    Please, please tell me that you do not have a single reference to ext/mysql in that book!