News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Codewalkers.com:
Book Review - Pro PHP-GTK
June 27, 2006 @ 08:37:47

Codewalkers.com has posted a new book review today of the APress book (by Scott Mattocks) - Pro PHP-GTK.

PHP-GTK is a library allowing PHP developers to create graphical GTK applications. Pro PHP-GTK by Scott Mattocks aims to teach this tool to people of all skill levels from those who can read PHP fairly well to professionals. This might make it kind of disturbing for the more advanced coder, because the book teaches even the most basic things like "What is a GUI application?" and "What are they good for?"

Although the book is meant for beginning coders, too, it doesn't mean it should contain stuff that is aimed at people who know nothing about computers. Luckily, after a few chapters this problem seems to vanish.

He notes that once the basics are out of the way, the book really gets to the heart of the matter with a case study of a product information management system example. Lots of code is provided, and there's some talk about getting the needed packages installed to work with the examples in the book. He rates it well, with only a few issues (too simple to start?) to detract from it.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
book review pro php-gtk apress basics case study reference book review pro php-gtk apress basics case study reference


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

NetTuts.com: HTTP: The Protocol Every Web Developer Must Know Part 1

Matthew Weir O'Phinney's Blog: Overloading arrays in PHP 5.2.0

Eirik Hoem's Blog: Book review: Expert PHP5 Tools

DevShed: Managing Email

Codewalkers.com: Booke Review - Pro PHP XML and Web Services


Community Events





Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


security language community package update composer introduction interview version install symfony tool voicesoftheelephpant framework podcast release opinion library series laravel

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework