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    July 24th, 2007
    Best Learning Source for PHP, mySQL??
    I am planning on teaching myself PHP and mySQL. I am wondering if anyone knows a good online resource to learn or if just buying the oreilly book and reading through it would be the best way

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    Yup, Sure ... now let me check ... Cagles Mill's Avatar
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    I'm sure others will get on here to post other favorites, but I taught myself PHP and MySQL almost entirely from If you start with the PHP lessons at w3schools, they eventually lead you right into the necessary MySQL stuff.

    And.... best of all... it's totally free.
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    Thanks for listing that site... there is some good stuff there.

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    Grandma broke her coccyx! Uncle Rico's Avatar
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    Best way to learn is by doing and just "google <topic>" when your stuck on a problem. I learn a lot by trial and error. If you have specific questions about php/mysql, please do post them and I am sure someone can give you a good answer.

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    Domain Addict / Formerly known as elbowcreek Thomas A. Rice's Avatar
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    5,468 has several relevant courses, several of which, I believe are starting within the next day or so.
    Following everyone else is a GREAT way to become average.

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    Lite On The Do, Heavy On The Nuts Donuts's Avatar
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    ABW Ambassador Bob Lawrence's Avatar
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    Here is another great site that just about covers it all.
    Don't remember how I found it tho.

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    What's the word? Rhia7's Avatar
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    January 13th, 2006
    Wow. I have to check out these sources.
    I'd like to thank everyone for the advice
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