Overview: PHP is one of the most popular server-side scripting languages available. It's powerful and easy to learn. Combined with MySQL, a fast, cross-platform, and free open source database, it makes a very effective tool for developing database-driven web sites. This book is all about developing PHP/MySQL web sites with Macromedia Dreamweaver MX, the premier visual web site design tool. It will show you how to use Dreamweaver MX to rapidly develop database-driven PHP web applications with the minimum of fuss. Throughout the book we use a real world example application, a hotel room booking system, to demonstrate just how easily you can quickly build dynamic PHP sites with Dreamweaver MX.
Who is this book for? This book is for web professionals looking to develop database-driven PHP web applications using Macromedia Dreamweaver MX. Some knowledge of HTML and web design is assumed, but you don't need to know any PHP or MySQL. Includes: Overview of Dreamweaver MX, PHP, and MySQL; Designing the site; Using server behaviors to interact with the database; Hand coding and debugging in Dreamweaver.