Providing an end-to-end view of how modern web applications are built, Dynamic Web Application Development takes a cohesive approach to building a software architecture from core components. It tells a development story by taking you right through from analysis and design, learning the core technologies, and tying them together using standard tools patterns and frameworks without straying into detail or trying to cover too many alternatives. Using PHP scripting and the MySQL database management system, this is a contemporary and well targeted coverage of important areas of web application development including Ajax, , adaptive markup, web application frameworks, standards and conformance, accessibility and security issues. It shows you how to build functionality into a website using a variety of technologies. These will work as a basic framework from which you will be able to explore more challenging developments such as porting applications to mobile devices and including more Web 2.0 features. An ideal text for web programming courses, this book will help you whether you are a student or need to reskill and want a dependable and accessible self-study package.