Books by Michael Morrison


Head First JavaScript

Want to make the leap from writing HTML and CSS web pages and create dynamic web applications? Want to take your web skills to the next level? It sounds like you’re ready to learn the Web’s hottest programming language: JavaScript. Head First JavaScript is your ticket to going beyond copying and pasting the code from someone else’s web site, and writing your own interactive web pages.


Head First PHP & MySQL

“Head First PHP & MySQL: A Brain-Friendly Guide 1st Edition” is the ultimate learning guide for building dynamic, database-driven websites using PHP and MySQL. Lynn Beighley and Michael Morrison are the guys behind this book. Both of these are good Web Programmer with great experience in the development. Their book offers the same visually rich format that’s turned every title in the Head First series into a bestseller, with plenty of exercises, quizzes, puzzles, and other interactive features to help you retain what you’ve learned. The book covers the most advanced web development topics such as how to use PHP to transform static HTML pages into dynamic websites, how create and populate your own MySQL database tables, and work with data stored in files, perform sophisticated MySQL queries with joins, and refine your results with LIMIT and ORDER BY, how to use cookies and sessions to track visitors’ login information and personalize the site for users and how to protect your data from SQL injection attacks. Beside this, there is a lot of good information in this book about the other popular web development topics. Throughout the book, you will build sophisticated examples including a mailing list, a job board, and an online dating site to help you learn how to harness the power of PHP and MySQL in a variety of contexts. If you’re ready to build a truly dynamic website, Head First PHP & MySQL is the ideal way to get going.


JavaScript Bible

The “JavaScript Bible, 7th Edition” is an excellent method to supplement active pages. Danny Goodman, Michael Morrison, Paul Novitski, and Tia Gustaff Rayl are the authors of this programming book. Danny guides the reader step by step about JavaScript Programming, and it will engage the readers from start to end of the page. It will get you up-to-date coverage on the latest JavaScript practices that have been implemented since the prior edition. It is filled with numerous chapters, how to select and use tools, how to make forms, scripting frames, and multiple windows. With the help of this book, the reader will learn the correct way to design and implement JavaScript programs. Additionally, you will fully understand the operation of how this JavaScript is working by simply reading this book. Such a very complete guide about JavaScript. It also helps you set up everything if in case you do not know. The author uses a few chapters on a quick refresher on those topics and then he moves on. He starts out with simple examples and then they get more and more complex, but you are never lost. Each topic is covered clearly and concisely and packed with the details that you learn to be truly effective. To sum it up, JavaScript Bible is a step by step guide book for the programming students.