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[nycphp-talk] Books & magazines

Ben Sgro (ProjectSkyLine) ben at projectskyline.com
Sat Sep 8 14:34:33 EDT 2007


Hello Gary,

SOME books off my shelf:
R = reference
L = learning

Older:
Web Database Applications w/PHP & Mysql (ORLY) - R
PHP 4? ( ORLY) - L (lots of source code errors though!!!)
SQL for Dummies - R

Newer:
PHP 5 and MySQL E-Commerce (Apress) - haven't touched this one yet but came 
recommened
Ajax Design Pattersn (ORLY) - ok - R
Foundations of PEAR (APRESS) - good reference, ok example source - R
Pro PHP Security (APRESS) - great book, great source - LR
Pro CSS and HTML Design Pattersn (APRESS) - pretty good, decent source - LR
PHP 5 Objects, Patterns, Practice (Apress) - good - LR

Good reads:
The art of unix programming (Addison Wesley) - excellent read - LLLL
Best software writing & Joel on software - EXCELLENT reads - LL

Disliked:
Pro Javascript Techniques (Apress) - blah, had mistakes in source. - !L
Any and ALL Wrox books. Wrox sux. - !L || R

-= ]

- Ben

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rick Retzko" <rick at click-rick.net>
To: "'NYPHP Talk'" <talk at lists.nyphp.org>
Sent: Saturday, September 08, 2007 1:24 PM
Subject: RE: [nycphp-talk] Books & magazines


> Hi Gary - Thanks for the previous response to my
> email-attachment-from-server query.
>
> Reference books I keep on my shelf:
> PHP and MySQL For Dynamic Web Sites (Larry Ullman)
> PHP and MySQL Web Development (Welling,Thomson)
> Php|architect's Guide to PHP Security (Alshanstsky)
> Don't make me think! (Krug)
> Stylin' with CSS (Wyke-Smith)
> Bulletproof Web Design (Cederholm)
> CSS Mastery (Budd, Moll,Collison)
>
> Magazine: php|Architect
>
>
> Best Regards -
>
> Rick
> ============
> MFR Holdings, LLC
> rick at click-rick.net
> 201.755.4083
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: talk-bounces at lists.nyphp.org [mailto:talk-bounces at lists.nyphp.org] 
> On
> Behalf Of Gary Mort
> Sent: Saturday, September 08, 2007 1:06 PM
> To: NYPHP Talk
> Subject: [nycphp-talk] Books & magazines
>
> Just wondering what books and magazines people here particularly like for
> PHP programming.  Which are good for learning, and which are good for
> reference.
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