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vinyl-junkie
01-02-2007, 11:22 PM
I've noticed several threads cropping up in this forum lately with people asking for resources to learn PHP. Herewith is a list of resources which has been culled from various threads within this forum. Please feel free to add to this list.

Online Sources

PHP 101: PHP For the Absolute Beginner
http://devzone.zend.com/6/php-101-php-for-the-absolute-beginner/

Server Side Coding : PHP & MySQL Tutorials
http://www.sitepoint.com/subcat/php-tutorials

PHP MySQL Tutorial
http://www.php-mysql-tutorial.com/

PHP Reference Manual
http://php.net/

Learn PHP Free
http://www.learnphpfree.com/

The Melonfire Community
http://www.melonfire.com/community/columns/trog/archives.php?page=2&category=PHP

CodeWalkers.com PHP tutorials
http://codewalkers.com/tutorials.php?c=5

Free2Code.com PHP tutorials
http://www.free2code.net/plugins/articles/read.php?id=259&page=1

Practical PHP Programming wiki
http://hudzilla.org/phpwiki/index.php?title=Main_Page

W3Schools - PHP Tutorial
http://www.w3schools.com/php/default.asp


Books

Build Your Own Database Driven Website Using PHP & MySQL
http://www.sitepoint.com/books/phpmysql1/

List of books, by Wrox Press. Click on the PHP/MySQL link.
http://www.wrox.com/WileyCDA/Section/id-105077.html

haveacigar
01-09-2007, 01:59 AM
I have to reccomend 3dbuzz.com (http://www.3dbuzz.com) they have some great video tutorials

AJW06
01-30-2007, 09:22 PM
I highly recommend this book, http://www.amazon.co.uk/o/ASIN/0321186486/ref=s9_asin_title/203-6549860-3818337 PHP and MySQL for Dynamic Web Sites: Visual QuickPro Guide by Larry Ullman.

JohnDubya
02-20-2007, 08:52 PM
I personally found the Practical PHP Programming article to be VERY helpful and informative. I've been programming seriously for about two months now, and I wanted to read through some material to make sure I was doing things in an efficient way. This is a great read, so check it out!

http://hudzilla.org/phpwiki/index.php?title=Main_Page

ole90
03-17-2007, 11:16 PM
I found Tizag.com a good source for learning the very basics

usik
08-10-2007, 11:22 AM
http://phpfreaks.com/
best tutorials ever!

frenz_hilpur
10-04-2007, 11:08 PM
http://www.phpvideotutorials.com/

Haven't watched them yet, but some people say it's good. :D

floryncfd
10-16-2008, 01:34 PM
http://www.zend.com/en/resources/webinars/

For advanced PHP programmers. Videos and slideshows.
They will continue to post conferences here, so stay in touch.

PS: Make an account on Zend site before!

murrayd77
12-25-2008, 11:27 AM
I used PHP Black Book!. It was easy for me to know the usage much better with good samples and demos. You can find them here - http://www.amazon.com/PHP-Black-Book-Peter-Moulding/dp/1588800539

Happy Learning !!

FWDrew
01-06-2009, 02:16 PM
http://nettuts.com/articles/web-roundups/25-resources-to-get-you-started-with-php-from-scratch/

Disclaimer-written by me, but it is not my website :)

Dieter1991
04-03-2009, 07:17 PM
Well i really learned ALOT from www.lynda.com



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