Mastering Ionic: Working with PHP & MySQL
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Mastering Ionic: Working with PHP & MySQL

About the Book

Learn to develop server-side powered apps using Ionic Framework and Angular driven by PHP, MySQL and GD library image manipulation.


Learn the basics of Databases; covering SQL and NoSQL approaches, understanding the differences between ACID and BASE compliance and their respective pros and cons.

You'll cover the basics of PHP and MySQL, walking through some of the foundational knowledge required with example code to guide you along the way.


Developing from this foundation you'll dive straight into creating an image gallery powered on the backend by PHP/MySQL and dynamic image generation courtesy of the GD library with full CRUD (Create, Read, Update and Delete) capability delivered in the form of an Ionic application..


You'll work with the latest versions of Ionic/Angular, TypeScript, PHP, MySQL and the GD library to build, expand and hone your skills with this particular tech stack. 


Disclaimer: This ebook assumes that developers have pre-existing familiarity with Ionic Framework and PHP/MySQL and is intended to show only a subset of working with this technology stack and not the complete range of functionality that these technologies may offer.

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About the Author

Jay Gryfford
Jay Gryfford

Jay Gryfford has been involved in the web/mobile development field for more years than he cares to admit having first ventured into the industry not long after the collapse of the dot com bubble.

During this time he’s helped to deliver large-scale projects for a range of clients across the northern hemisphere including Halco Energy, WQA, Maplecroft, West Midlands Police, Virgin Media, Shelter, Evans Cycles, EDF Energy, Rated People & the British Science Association.

His typical daily routine involves working across responsive web design, hybrid mobile app development, content management system development, website optimisation and front-end development using the following core technologies:

  • Ionic Framework
  • StencilJS Web Components 
  • Angular
  • TypeScript
  • JavaScript
  • Firebase
  • Node/MongoDB
  • PouchDB
  • SQLite
  • NgRX/Redux
  • HTML5/CSS 3/Sass

His website Mastering Ionic provides a range of ebooks as well as sharing hundreds of freely available articles on all aspects of Ionic development including working with Angular, StencilJS, Capacitor and many related technologies.

When he's not working with digital technologies Jay can be found traveling, reading, studying history, making sculpture, listening to podcasts, trying to spend as much time in nature as possible and occasionally attempting to relive the fond memories of his teenage years with a spot or two of skateboarding.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Glossary
  • Databases - A short summary
  • PHP & MySQL - Remote database integration
  • Application development
  • In closing
  • Author biography
  • Project downloads
  • Further resources

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