Till Gerken is a freelance developer and consultant for various companies, focusing on the creation of Web applications for Internet-based services. His background ranges from using C/C++, Pascal, and x86 Assembler to create such high-performance multimedia systems as 3D engines and real-time sound mixers, to using PHP and its associated tools to create medium- to large-scale, dynamic Web sites.

While the success of Open Source software like Linux or Apache has been documented extensively throughout all mainstream media, the rise of PHP has gone largely unnoticed. This book is divided into three parts.The first part,“Advanced PHP,” covers the advanced syntax of PHP; for example, object orientation, dynamic functions and variables, and self-modifying code. Part […]