The Oracle PHP Cookbook
by John Alphonse, Justin Kestelyn
Publisher: Oracle 2009
Whether you are a Web developer or enterprise developer looking to combine the robustness of the Oracle engine with the simplicity, performance, and ease-of-use of PHP, you are bound to find several interesting recipes here, each contributed by PHP coders, that will help you take full advantage of both technologies.
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by Jonathan H. Wage, Konsta Vesterinen - Sensio SA
Doctrine is an object relational mapper (ORM) for PHP that sits on top of a powerful database abstraction layer. This guide is the main source of documentation for the project. It is a reference book that can be read from start to finish.
by Adam Trachtenberg, David Sklar - O'Reilly Media
A collection of problems, solutions, and practical examples for PHP programmers. The book describes the best practices for everyday PHP programming dilemmas. It contains over 250 recipes, ranging from simple tasks to entire programs.
- IBM Redbooks
The book provides lots of information for developers, including code samples for creating PHP applications with DB2, Informix Dynamic Server, and Cloudscape. We use the latest PHP data access extensions including: PHP Data Objects and ibm_db2.
This online book covers all areas of PHP in detail: the basics of the language, file and filesystem handling, object oriented programming, MySQL and SQLite database access, handling of HTML forms, using cookies and PHP sessions.