Guide to HTML, JavaScript and PHP: For Scientists and Engineers

Guide to HTML, JavaScript and PHP: For Scientists and Engineers
  • Hardcover: 428 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 1st edition (May 29, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0857294482
  • ISBN-13: 978-0857294487
eBook Description:

Guide to HTML, JavaScript and PHP: For Scientists and Engineers

This book enables readers to quickly develop a working knowledge of HTML, JavaScript and PHP. The text emphasizes a hands-on approach to learning and makes extensive use of examples. A detailed science, engineering, or mathematics background is not required to understand the material, making the book ideally suitable for self-study or an introductory course in programming. Features: describes the creation and use of HTML documents; presents fundamental concepts of client-side and server-side programming languages; examines JavaScript and PHP implementation of arrays, built-in and user-defined methods and functions, math capabilities, and input processing with HTML forms; extends programming fundamentals to include reading and writing server-based files, command-line interfaces, and an introduction to GD graphics; appendices include a brief introduction to using a “pseudocode” approach to organizing solutions to computing problems; includes a Glossary and an extensive set of programming exercises.

HTML, JavaScript, and PHP are Web-based programming languages that can be used to solve computational problems in an online environment.

This easy-to-read, informative guide/reference will enable readers to quickly develop a working knowledge of HTML, JavaScript and PHP – a valuable skill for any scientist or engineer. Updating and expanding upon the author’s previous WOW! eBook titles, An Introduction to HTML and JavaScript and An Introduction to PHP, the text emphasizes a hands-on approach to learning and makes extensive use of examples throughout the book. A detailed science, engineering, or mathematics background is not required to understand the material, making the book ideally suitable for self-study or an introductory course in programming.

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