Luke Welling and Laura Thomson
This book is a treasure trove of useful PHP and MySQL tips and techniques and a amazing resource for any developers. It’s a 1,000 pages of useful, actionable advice to get you started with PHP and take you all the way through.
Lynn Beighley and Michael Morrison
It’s all the essentials of PHP and MySQL web development, from beginner questions all the way to higher level learning. Written with sophisticated examples, its goal is to get you going with a great website, fully customized and behaving like it should, no matter what you’re trying to do.