MySQL, Second Edition
Sams Developer's Library, January, 2003
This page provides information about
MySQL, Second Edition,
(a.k.a. "Doorstop II"), published by
The most current printing is the
MySQL is a comprehensive text that covers how to use and administer
MySQL databases, and how to write MySQL-based programs in C, Perl, and PHP.
It also includes several reference appendixes.
What's new in the Second Edition
sampdb sample database distribution,
available as a tar file or a ZIP file:
The 1.03 distribution corrects a critical error in the score_entry.php
The 1.05 distribution contains regenerated SSL certificates to replace the
original ones that have expired.
If you have an earlier distribution, please get an updated one.
- Sample chapter (Chapter 6: The MySQL C API)
Publisher and bookseller listings:
The book is available in electronic form at
- Information for other editions:
Inquiries may be sent to
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