Books, Videos and Tutorials

This is the companion website to books and other resources created by David Powers, an acknowledged expert on PHP, HTML, CSS, and other aspects of web development. The name Foundation PHP comes from the titles of two of my earliest and most successful books, but I have also written extensively on Dreamweaver—both in the context of PHP and in more general terms.

Latest Titles

Introducing PHP (revised version)

PHP Solutions, Third Edition

PHP for Web Designers

Beginning CSS3

From My Blog

Dreamweaver public beta

As promised, Adobe is releasing a public beta of the next major version of Dreamweaver with a dark UI and integration of Brackets as the code editor. The Dreamweaver CC 2017 beta is available to anyone who has an Adobe … Continue reading

Enabling advanced features in phpMyAdmin

A subscriber to was watching my Up and Running with phpMyAdmin course, and was¬†puzzled by the absence of three fields in his version of phpMyAdmin when defining a table. The three fields are Mime types, Browser transformation, and Transformation … Continue reading

Two PHP courses just published on

I’m delighted to announce that has just published two new PHP courses that I created recently. The first one, PHP for Web Designers, serves as a gentle introduction to PHP, and is aimed primarily at web designers who have … Continue reading

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Books & Videos by David Powers

PHP SolutionsBeginning CSS3Dreamweaver CS6: Learn by VideoDreamweaver CS5.5: Learn by VideoDreamweaver CS5.5 for MobileDreamweaver CS5 with PHP