Media praise for PHP Hacks
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"...PHP Hacks is a worthy title that offers explanations and source code for many valuable site-enhancing applications, testing and code generation techniques, and critical e-commerce safeguards. I recommend this book to any PHP developer who would like to add to their Web sites' capabilities, as well as their knowledge of what PHP can do. "
-- , Slashdot.org
"Looking through the list hacks you are bound to immediately find a couple that you'll be able to put to immediate use and others that will leave you wondering, 'Hmm, how could I take advantage of that?' The general writing and formatting style is explanatory, with Herrington providing an overview of the hack, an example, an explanation about how to use it, and useful tidbits about the hack. Like most hacks, the book itself can be useful by just about any level of programmer...Recommended."
-- , Kickstart News
"Like the other titles in the Hacks series, this book contains a smattering of just about everything, but treats the reader to just enough information about each topic to serve as a springboard for further exploration on your own...Recommended for anyone who is interested in PHP, but needs a bit of a creative nudge to get started on some truly interesting projects. "
-- , Tokyo PC Users Group
"OReilly got it right. The book is approx. 9″ x 6″ x 1.5 , meaning that I can stuff it in my bag and easily bring it around wherever I go without adding to the load of my already burgeoning knapsack. I never understood why programming book publishers had to create their books in text book sizes...A few months down the road after using it in some sites, I found the PHP book of Jack Herrington quite informative and useful."
-- , Pinoy.Tech.Blog
"This is another in O'Reilly's Hacks series, but it seems to take a bit of departure from the pure, 'Here's how to do something neat/useful' into teaching the basics of design patterns, testing your application (using PHPUnit), documenting (PHPDoc) and lots of examples using the PEAR libraries and more things you might not expect to find in a book with the word 'Hacks' in it."
-- , YYZTech.com