Media praise for Programming PHP

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"If you expect to only buy one book on PHP ever then this may just be the one that you are looking for."
-- Stephen Chapman, Fellgall.com

"Co-written by the guy who invented PHP (Rasmus Lerdorf,) this is a must-buy book for anyone getting into PHP or web programming in general. The book does not try to cover everything about PHP…instead it gives the best coverage of the core language I’ve ever read. Buy the book."
-- Stefan Mischook, KillerPHP.com

"In 521 pages, the book covers a lot of ground and as someone who did read it from end to end, I found it readable and useful. That's a neat trick when it comes to a language such as PHP, which can be used in so many ways...In an age where PHP usage seems to always be on the increase, it's probably a good idea to have such a well-rounded reference around."
-- Taran Rampersad, KnowProSE.com

"Co-written by the guy who invented PHP (Rasmus Lerdorf,) this is a must-buy book for anyone getting into PHP or web programming in general. What can I say; this book is so well written and to the point, that I found that the information seemed to just flow from the pages...Both programmers new to PHP, or PHP programmers with (at least) a basic understanding of PHP, will find this book to be very handy to have around."
-- Stefan Mischook, Killersites.com

"...provides a comprehensive guide to PHP 5...It is used by programmers and web designers alike and this guide covers all its option, variables, and basics."
-- James Cox, California Bookwatch

"This book includes a handy reference to all available PHP functions. Again, this information is available at the php.net site, but is a godsend for those who prefer the printed word. It’s so much easier on the eyes and conducive to learning through leisurely browsing...This book provides thorough coverage of the basics of PHP and incorporates many of the changes made to PHP in version 5. At more than 500 pages, it could hardly be accused of skimping."
-- Peter Lavin, Unix Review

"This book is a great place to start with teaching yourself to program in PHP or even as a reference to the veteran PHP programmer. I have found this book very useful myself when adding dynamic functionality to websites I create."
-- Paul Didzerekis, Mid-Columbia Macintosh Users Group



"...the best coverage of the core language I’ve ever read. Buy the book."
--Stefan Mischook, KillerPHP.com