Wicked Cool PHP: Real-World Scripts That Solve Difficult Problems
PHP is a widely used server side scripting language used for producing dynamic web pages. In the PHP development lifecycle everyone face some common problem and considering this No Starch Press come with a good book "Wicked Cool PHP: Real-World Scripts That Solve Difficult Problems" written by William Steinmetz with Brian Ward.
Wicked Cool PHP is a wide-ranging collection of complete PHP scripts that solve specific problems frequently encountered by PHP coders. Book contains 12 chapters covering 76 frequently encountered problems.
Chapter 1, "The FAQs of Lifeâ€”The Scripts Every PHP Programmer Wants (or Needs) to Know", answers several questions that frequently asked on PHP forums and discussion groups all over the world. This chapter gives quick solution and tricks on error we face while including Another File as a Part of Your Script, Highlighting Alternate Row Colors in a Table, Implementing pagination, dealing with Array. This chapter also gives a quick introduction on the most common templating solution Smarty.