hi there, could someone please recommend a good book on PHP (i am new to php). I would like said book to cover how apache/mysql/php and drupal work together, and also some eamples of php in action. many thanks.

thanks again Shawncplus, I agree with your comments about o'reilly books, i have a few mysef ( c# and java books) they are very good publishers. cheers for the links I'll check them out.