Building Dynamic Web Experiences with PHP

Dr. Surabhi Shanker

SKU: 9789355516879


ISBN: 9789355516596
eISBN: 9789355516879
Authors: Dr. Surabhi Shanker
Rights: Worldwide
Edition: 2024
Pages: 234
Dimension: 7.5*9.25 Inches
Book Type: Paperback

This book covers a wide range of topics starting with the introduction of web applications, including client-side and server-side scripting, different categories of web applications, and the installation process of popular server environments like WAMP, LAMP, XAMPP, and MAMP. The book contains the basics of PHP, including its history, features, and advantages, with setting up a PHP development environment. It covers PHP basics like variables, constants, data types, operators, control structures, and functions, providing a solid foundation for web development.

Next, you will learn about forms, user input, cookies, and sessions, creating web pages with GUI components, validating user input both client-side and server-side, and handling cookies and sessions in PHP. It also covers PHP strings, file handling, and database operations, including connecting to a MySQL database and using database handling functions. 

Lastly, you will get the hang of object-oriented programming, security, debugging, and performance optimization using PHP frameworks and working with APIs and web services. 


  • Hands-on approach with numerous examples for immediate application.
  • Explaining advanced concepts with practical web development examples.
  • Advanced techniques for secure coding and modern web development.


  • Web application structure and features.
  • Setting up the PHP development environment.
  • PHP basics like variables, data types, and operators.
  • PHP arrays, strings, files, and databases.
  • Web forms, user input validation, and cookie handling.
  • Implementing advanced PHP concepts like OOP, security, and best practices.


The book is tailored for beginners with a desire to learn PHP and build interactive websites from scratch, and web developers or programmers who are looking to deepen their understanding of PHP.

Section - I: Fundamentals of PHP Development
1. Introduction to Web Application
2. Introduction to PHP
3. PHP Basics
4. PHP Arrays
Section - II: Web Development with PHP
5. PHP Forms and User Input
6. PHP Strings
7. PHP File Handling
8. PHP Database Operations
Section - III: Advanced PHP Concepts and Best Practices
9. Object-Oriented Programming in PHP
10. PHP Security
11. PHP Best Practices and Advanced Topics

Dr. Surabhi Shanker has accomplished her Ph.D. in the field of Semantic Web. With a Ph.D. in hand since 2016, she has 15 years of experience teaching UG and PG level students at different universities and affiliated colleges. She is a prolific researcher, and has authored and co-authored several impactful papers on topics ranging from Blockchain technology to AI & ML and E-Commerce. Her work has been featured in reputed journals and conferences. She has also authored various books, patents and chapters to various publications. Dr. Shanker's dedication to advancing knowledge in the Tech World is evident through her extensive academic and research contributions. She is passionate about sharing knowledge and has actively contributed to the PHP community through writing engagements. She aims to empower developers to excel in PHP and achieve excellence in web development.

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