PHP Advanced and Object-Oriented Programming: Visual QuickPro Guide (3rd Edition)

Welcome to the companion Web site for the third edition of the book PHP Advanced and Object-Oriented Programming: Visual QuickPro Guide, written by Larry Ullman and published by Peachpit Press. This page is specifically for the book’s third edition, published in September 2012 (ISBN 978-0321832184). The second edition was published in March 2007 (ISBN 0-321-37601-3). If you are using the first edition of the book, you should go to that page. The first edition was published in December 2001 (ISBN 0-201-77597-2). If you are using the first edition of the book, you should go to that page.

You can download the code for the book using the link below. If you have any questions or problems, I’d recommend using the book’s corresponding support forum, where you’ll get the fastest answer.


Every script in the text is available here to be downloaded. Some things you should know:

  • Although these scripts are named or numbered as they are in the book, they do include any updates and changes as warranted by errors that were found after publication. Thus, if you are having problems with a particular script, download the most current version here or check the errata section.
  • These are the scripts for the THIRD EDITION of the book. If you are using a different edition, click the appropriate link above to find the correct page.
  • These scripts have been formatted with line breaks that will work on most systems running most text editors. If you have difficulty opening a script, try:
    • adjusting the way your text editor treats text files
    • using a different text editor, if possible
    • posting a message to the online forum, asking for help

Complete Set of Scripts and SQL Commands (335 KB, last modified 02/03/2016)