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I’ve been going through PHP Solutions: Dynamic Web Design Made Easy by David Powers. It’s a second edition for PHP5. I feel like I’ve been learning a lot, and have had to stop and re-work some of my existing sites using the techniques he teaches.

Occasionally I’ve been concerned with examples and code he builds – he doesn’t cover all the safety checks you could use in validating forms, for example, and sometimes doesn’t even mention concerns like that. But overall, it’s been a fantastic learning tool, and probably will stay on my shelf as a reference for a long time.