Welcome to the Treehouse Community

The Treehouse Community is a meeting place for developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels to get support. Collaborate here on code errors or bugs that you need feedback on, or asking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project. Join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today. (Note: Only Treehouse students can comment or ask questions, but non-students are welcome to browse our conversations.)

Looking to learn something new?

Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and a supportive community. Start your free trial today.

PHP

Oğulcan Girginc
Oğulcan Girginc
24,848 Points

What are your book recommendations for PHP?

Hi,

I have been searching for a PHP book for couple of weeks, which has a similar style to Jon Duckett's HTML&CSS and JavaScript&jQuery. However, I couldn't find any. I even e-mailed to Mr.Duckett and he told me; he isn't aware of any PHP books in same or similar style.

I am curios, if any of you know something similar? If not, what is your choice of PHP book?

(If you are looking for a HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery books, I would recommend Jon Ducketts'. In my opinion, they are the best!)

Thanks,

2 Answers

Matt F.
Matt F.
9,518 Points

Yes. It can be found here: http://www.amazon.com/PHP-Cookbook-Solutions-Examples-Programmers/dp/144936375X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1423959567&sr=8-1&keywords=php+cookbook

It isn't the most 'instructive' book, but if you can reverse engineer the code, it is great.

Oğulcan Girginc
Oğulcan Girginc
24,848 Points

I own that one. It's pretty good but not what I am looking for. I am more interested in a book which is visually striking like examples above in my post.

Still, thank you! :)

Matt F.
Matt F.
9,518 Points

I liked the PHP Cookbook. It gives you example code that you can type in. After understanding how the codes worked, I enjoyed going through and just adding/deleting code to see how it impacted the code. It was also cool because it gives you examples of how it would be used in real-life scenarios.