PHP Manual

Stig Sther Bakken
Alexander Aulbach
Egon Schmid
Jim Winstead
Lars Torben Wilson
Rasmus Lerdorf
Zeev Suraski

Edited by

Stig Sther Bakken


Dedication

Date: 1999-08-07

Table of Contents
Preface
About this Manual
I. Getting Started
1. Introduction
2. Installation
3. Configuration
4. Security
II. Language Reference
5. Basic syntax
6. Types
7. Variables
8. Constants
9. Expressions
10. Operators
11. Control Structures
12. Functions
13. Classes and Objects
III. Features
14. Error handling
15. Creating GIF images
16. HTTP authentication with PHP
17. Cookies
18. Handling file uploads
19. Using remote files
20. Connection handling
21. Persistent database connections
IV. Function Reference
I. Adabas D functions
II. Apache-specific functions
III. Array functions
IV. Aspell functions
V. Arbitrary precision mathematics functions
VI. Calendar functions
VII. ClibPDF functions
VIII. Date and Time functions
IX. Database (dbm-style) abstraction layer functions
X. dBase functions
XI. dbm functions
XII. Directory functions
XIII. Dynamic Loading functions
XIV. Program Execution functions
XV. Forms Data Format functions
XVI. filePro functions
XVII. Filesystem functions
XVIII. HTTP functions
XIX. Hyperwave functions
XX. ICAP functions
XXI. Image functions
XXII. IMAP functions
XXIII. PHP options & information
XXIV. Informix functions
XXV. InterBase functions
XXVI. LDAP functions
XXVII. Mail functions
XXVIII. Mathematical functions
XXIX. Encryption functions
XXX. Hash functions
XXXI. Miscellaneous functions
XXXII. mSQL functions
XXXIII. Microsoft SQL Server functions
XXXIV. MySQL functions
XXXV. Sybase functions
XXXVI. Network functions
XXXVII. NIS functions
XXXVIII. ODBC functions
XXXIX. Oracle 8 functions
XL. Oracle functions
XLI. Perl-compatible Regular Expression functions
XLII. PDF functions
XLIII. PostgreSQL functions
XLIV. Regular expression functions
XLV. Semaphore and shared memory functions
XLVI. Session handling functions
XLVII. Solid functions
XLVIII. SNMP functions
XLIX. String functions
L. URL functions
LI. Variable functions
LII. Vmailmgr functions
LIII. WDDX functions
LIV. Compression functions
LV. XML parser functions
V. Appendixes
A. Migrating from PHP/FI 2.0 to PHP 3.0
B. PHP development
C. The PHP Debugger