About the Author

Chris Newman is a consultant programmer who specializes in database development with an Internet twist. He has extensive commercial experience in using PHP to integrate various database systems, and he has produced a wide range of applications for an international client base.

A graduate of Keele University, Chris lives in Stoke-on-Trent, England, where he runs Lightwood Consultancy, Ltd., the company he founded in 1999 to further his interest in online database development.

Chris has served as a technical editor on several books from Sams, including PHP and MySQL Web Development (2004), Sams Teach Yourself PHP, MySQL, and Apache All in One (2004), and Red Hat Fedora Unleashed (2004). He is the author of Sams Teach Yourself PHP in 10 Minutes (2005) and SQLite (2004), and co-author of MySQL Phrasebook (2006).

More information on Lightwood Consultancy, Ltd., is available at http://www.lightwood.net. Chris can be contacted at chris@lightwood.net.


I would like to thank the team at Sams Publishing for its ongoing support and guidance while writing this book. Special thanks to Shelley Johnston, who hired me as a technical editor and then one day asked if I wanted to write. Indeed I did! After six awesome years working together, Shelley is moving on, and I wish her every happiness.

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Sams Teach Yourself MySQL in 10 Minutes
Sams Teach Yourself MySQL in 10 Minutes
ISBN: 0672328631
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2006
Pages: 165
Authors: Chris Newman

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