I got the Practical Web 2.0 Applications with PHP. The book seems very detailed which is unusual for a computer book. Most computer books have disjointed examples, however this one walks through the development of an entire Blog application from start to finish.
It does use the Zend Framework, the Smarty Template Engine and Scriptaculous. MY goal is to work through this book within a month from start to finish. With 14 chapters, if I do a half chapter or a chapter a day I should be able to reach this goal. I’ve skimmed through the book for the last two weeks, just looking casually at the concepts – such as how the author handles creating search engine friendly URLs. I’ve created search friendly URLs for AboutNewJersey.com, but I would like to see how others do it.
After each chapter – I will include a summary and notes about various things I learned. This will not only help me- but those who may be also using the book.
Well I guess I better get to work instead of writing about it!