Learn the art of PHP programming through this example-rich book filled to the brim with tutorials every PHP developer needs to know About This Book Set up the PHP environment and get started with web programming Leverage the potential of PHP for server-side programming, memory management, and object-oriented programming (OOP) This book is packed with real-life examples to help you implement the concepts as you learn Who This Book Is For If you are a web developer or programmer who wants to create real-life web applications using PHP 7, or a beginner who wants to get started with PHP 7 programming, this book is for you. Prior knowledge of PHP, PHP 7, or programming is not mandatory. What You Will Learn Set up a server on your machine with PHP Use PHP syntax with the built-in server to create apps Apply the OOP paradigm to PHP to write richer code Use MySQL to manage data in your web applications Create a web application from scratch using MVC Add tests to your web application and write testable code Use an existing PHP framework to build and manage your applications Build REST APIs for your PHP applications Test the behavior of web applications with Behat In Detail PHP is a great language for building web applications. It is essentially a server-side scripting language that is also used for general purpose programming. PHP 7 is the latest version with a host of new features, and it provides major backwards-compatibility breaks. This book begins with the fundamentals of PHP programming by covering the basic concepts such as variables, functions, class, and objects. You will set up PHP server on your machine and learn to read and write procedural PHP code. After getting an understanding of OOP as a paradigm, you will execute MySQL queries on your database. Moving on, you will find out how to use MVC to create applications from scratch and add tests. Then, you will build REST APIs and perform behavioral tests on your applications. By the end of the book, you will have the skills required to read and write files, debug, test, and work with MySQL. Style and approach This book begins with the basics that all PHP developers use every day and then dives deep into detailed concepts and tricks to help you speed through development. You will be able to learn the concepts by performing practical tasks and implementing them in your daily activities, all at your own pace.
Develop robust and reusable code using a multitude of design patterns for PHP 7 About This Book Learn about advanced design patterns in PHP 7 Understand enhanced architectural patterns Learn to implement reusable design patterns to address common recurring problems Who This Book Is For This book is for PHP developers who wish to have better organization structure over their code through learning common methodologies to solve architectural problems against a backdrop of learning new functionality in PHP 7. What You Will Learn Recognize recurring problems in your code with Anti-Patterns Uncover object creation mechanisms using Creational Patterns Use Structural design patterns to easily access your code Address common issues encountered when linking objects using the splObserver classes in PHP 7 Achieve a common style of coding with Architectural Patterns Write reusable code for common MVC frameworks such as Zend, Laravel, and Symfony Get to know the best practices associated with design patterns when used with PHP 7 In Detail Design patterns are a clever way to solve common architectural issues that arise during software development. With an increase in demand for enhanced programming techniques and the versatile nature of PHP, a deep understanding of PHP design patterns is critical to achieve efficiency while coding. This comprehensive guide will show you how to achieve better organization structure over your code through learning common methodologies to solve architectural problems. You'll also learn about the new functionalities that PHP 7 has to offer. Starting with a brief introduction to design patterns, you quickly dive deep into the three main architectural patterns: Creational, Behavioral, and Structural popularly known as the Gang of Four patterns. Over the course of the book, you will get a deep understanding of object creation mechanisms, advanced techniques that address issues concerned with linking objects together, and improved methods to access your code. You will also learn about Anti-Patterns and the best methodologies to adopt when building a PHP 7 application. With a concluding chapter on best practices, this book is a complete guide that will equip you to utilize design patterns in PHP 7 to achieve maximum productivity, ensuring an enhanced software development experience. Style and approach The book covers advanced design patterns in detail in PHP 7 with the help of rich code-based examples.
Author: M. N. RAO
Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
Release Date: 2014-09-16
Free Open Source Software have been growing enormously in the field of information technology. Open Source Software (OSS) is a software whose source code is accessible for alteration or enrichment by other programmers. This book gives a detailed analysis of open source software and their fundamentals, and so is meant for the beginners who want to learn and write programs using Open Source Software. It also educates on how to download and instal these open source free software in the system.The topics covered in the book broadly aims to develop familiar Open Source Software (OSS) associated with database, web portal and scientific application development. Software platforms like, Android, MySQL, PHP, Python, PERL, Grid Computing, and Open Source Cloud, and their applications are explained through various examples and programs. The platforms like OSS and Linux are also introduced in the book. Recapitulation given at the end of each chapter enables the readers to take a quick revision of the topics. Numerous examples in the form of programs are given to enable the students to understand the theoretical concepts and their applicative knowledge. The book is an introductory textbook on Open Source Software (OSS) for the undergraduate students of Computer Science Engineering (CSE) and postgraduate students of Computer Application (MCA). Salient Features The procedure for installing software (Linux, Android, PHP, MySQL, Perl, and Python) both in Linux and Windows operating systems are discussed in the book.• Numerous worked out example programs are introduced.• Inclusion of several questions drawn from previous question papers in chapter-end exercises.
Author: Jason E. Sweat
Publisher: Marco Tabini & Associates, Inc.
Release Date: 2005
Design patterns are comprehensive, well-tested solutions to common problems that developers everywhere encounter each day. Although designed for solving general programming issues, some of them have been successfully adapted to the specific needs of Web development.php architect's Guide to PHP Design Patterns is the first comprehensive guide to the application of design patterns to the PHP development language. Designed to satisfy the need of enterprise-strength development, you will find this book an excellent way to learn about design patterns and an irreplaceable reference for your day-to-day programming.With coverage of more than 16 different types of patterns, including Model-View-Controller, Iterator, MockObject, Register, Proxy, ActiveRecord, DataMapper and many, many others, this book is the ideal resource for your enterprise development with PHP 4 and PHP 5.* Includes over 16 design patterns* Each pattern is discussed in detail with practical code applications* Covers both PHP 4 and PHP 5* Provides a thorough test-driven approach to design patterns* Code is available online
PHP This! is a beginners book for developers who are new to object oriented PHP web development. This goal of PHP This! is to teach the PHP skills needed to be a junior PHP developer. These skills include an introduction to object oriented PHP theory and instruction on how to apply that theory to build a full custom MVC application, unit testing with PHPUnit and code management with SVN. The instruction provided by this book also applies to experienced software engineers with expertise in other languages who have not had the opportunity yet to learn object oriented PHP or to those who are new to web development altogether. Object Oriented concepts can be confusing at first that is why PHP This! provides a simple way to explain a confusing subject. The clear explanations and examples will quickly teach you what Object Oriented PHP is and how to use it, test it and manage it. Some key chapters and subjects include: Chapter 1: Why Read This Book Sample Job Description: Jr. PHP Developer The Eight Primary Categories of JQuery Features Why Learn Object Oriented PHP Six Primary Advantages to Learning Object Oriented Programming Chapter 2: PHP Objects & Classes Overview - The Confusion of First Learning Object Oriented Theory Explanation of a Class Explanation of an Object Instantiation $this Variable Access Modifiers Inheritance Method Overriding Invoking Parent Methods Horizontal Inheritance - Using Traits Encapsulation Polymorphism Polymorphism vs. Method Overloading Polymorphism vs. Method Overriding Late Binding / Dynamic Binding Chapter 3: PHP Magic Methods Chapter 4: Abstract Classes & Methods abstract Keyword Extending sub-classes from an Abstract Base Class Abstract Methods final Keyword Chapter 5: Interfaces PHP Interfaces Explanation of What Interfaces Are and Why They are Useful interface & implements Keywords Implementing Multiple Interfaces Programming to the Interface Design-by-Contract Chapter 6: Static Methods & Properties The static Modifier The Scope Resolution Operator Static Properties Static Methods Singleton Pattern Late Static Binding The static Keyword vs. the self Keyword Chapter 7: PHP Error Control & Exception Handling The Built-in Exception Class Throwing an Exception The try-catch-finally Block Setting the Desired Error Sensitivity Level Setting Error Reporting 67 Error Reporting Sensitivity Levels Logging Options Chapter 8: The Model-View-Controller Design Pattern Understanding the Model-View-Controller Design Pattern Model View Controller The MCV URL Structure & URL Mapping Using the .htaccess File The index.php File The MVC Folder Structure Custom MVC Application - Restaurant Menu Management Application Showing the Menu Adding a Menu Item Assigning a Menu Item to a Menu Editing/Deleting Menu Items Download the Source Code for the Custom MVC Application (Restaurant Menu Management Application)
Author: Jack D. Herrington
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Release Date: 2005-12-12
Programmers love its flexibility and speed; designers love its accessibility and convenience. When it comes to creating web sites, the PHP scripting language is truly a red-hot property. In fact, PHP is currently used on more than 19 million web sites, surpassing Microsoft's ASP .NET technology in popularity. Not surprisingly, this surge in usage has resulted in a number of PHP books hitting the market. Only one, though, takes the language beyond traditional Web programming and into mapping, graphing, multimedia, and beyond: PHP Hacks. In PHP Hacks, author Jack Herrington wrings out his 20 years of code generation experience to deliver hands-on tools ranging from basic PHP and PEAR installation and scripting to advanced multimedia and database optimizing tricks. On the practical side of things, PHP Hacks helps you develop more robust PHP applications by explaining how to improve your database design, automate application testing, and employ design patterns in your PHP scripts and classes. In the category of "cool," Herrington explains how to upgrade your Web interface through the creation of tabs, stickies, popups, and calendars. He even examines how to leverage maps and graphics in PHP. There's also a bounty of image and application hacks, including those that show you how to: Integrate web sites with Google maps and satellite imaging Dynamically display iPhoto libraries online Add IRC, SMS, and Instant Messaging capabilities to your Web applications Drop the latest Wikipedia dictionary onto your Sony PSP Render graphics and user interfaces with SVG, DHTML, and Ajax Whether you're a newcomer or an expert, you'll find great value in PHP Hacks, the only PHP guide that offers something useful and fun for everyone.
Readers can take their PHP skills to the next level with this fully revised and updated PHP Advanced: Visual QuickPro Guide, Third Edition! Filled with fourteen chapters of step-by-step content and written by bestselling author and PHP programmer Larry Ullman, this guide teaches specific topics in direct, focused segments, shows how PHP is used in real-world applications. The book teaches developing web applications using advanced PHP techniques and advanced database concepts, and this edition offers several chapters devoted to object-oriented programming and all-new chapters on debugging, testing, and performance and using the Zend framework. Author hosts a popular companion website at www.larryullman.com, where readers can freely download code used in the book, access a user forum and book updates, and get advice directly from the author.
Use new features of PHP 7 to solve practical, real-world problems faced by PHP developers like yourself every day. About This Book This course covers the new features of version 7.x, best practices for server-side programming, and MVC frameworks Leverage the potential of PHP for server-side programming, memory management, and Object-Oriented Programming to improve your programming productivity This course also illustrates the development of a complete modular application using PHP 7 in detail Who This Book Is For If you are an aspiring web developer, mobile developer, or back-end programmer, who has basic experience in PHP programming and wants to develop performance-critical applications, then this course is for you. It will take your PHP programming skills to next level. What You Will Learn Solve practical real-world programming problems using PHP 7 Discover where and when PHP 5 code needs to be re-written to avoid backwards-compatibility breaks Use advanced PHP 7 features such as the Abstract Syntax Tree, Uniform Variable Syntax, Scalar Type Hints, Generator Delegation, Anonymous Classes, and the Context Sensitive Lexer Set up a high performance development and production environment for PHP 7 Discover new OOP features in PHP 7 to achieve high performance Discover the new features of PHP 7 that are relevant to modular application development Explore the ins and outs of the Symfony framework Build a set of modules based on the Symfony framework that comprise a simple web shop app In Detail PHP is a great language for developing web applications. It is essentially a server-side scripting language. PHP 7 is the latest version, providing major backward-compatibility breaks and focusing on improved performance and speed. This course follows a learning path which is divided into three modules. Each module is a mini course in its own right, taking your basic PHP programing skills to the next level by showing you intermediate to advanced PHP techniques with a focus on PHP 7. This way, get you equipped with the tools and skills required to develop professional and efficient applications for your websites and enterprises. The first module of the book is a programming cookbook that consists over 80 recipes! Each recipe is designed to solve practical, real-world problems faced by PHP developers like yourself every day. This course also covers new ways of writing PHP code made possible only in version 7. The second module of the course is designed to improve the performance and productivity of your application. We'll introduce you to the concepts of Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) in PHP 7, then shed some light on how to improve the performance of your PHP 7 applications and database. Throughout this module you will be introduced to benchmarking tools. With all important concepts of PHP covered up you will move on to third module. In this module you will gain a deep insight into the modular programming paradigm and how to achieve modularity in your PHP code. Modular design techniques help you build readable, manageable, reusable, and more efficient codes. PHP 7, which is a popular open source scripting language, is used to build modular functions for your software. This Learning Path combines some of the best that Packt has to offer in one complete, curated package. It includes content from the following Packt products: PHP 7 Programming Cookbook, Doug Bierer Learning PHP 7 High Performance, Altaf Hussain Modular Programming with PHP 7, Branko Ajzele Style and approach This book takes a practical, step-by-step approach with real-world examples that serve as building blocks for your application development and guide you through improving the quality of your code.
Real examples written in PHP showcasing DDD Architectural Styles, Tactical Design, and Bounded Context Integration About This Book Focuses on practical code rather than theory Full of real-world examples that you can apply to your own projects Shows how to build PHP apps using DDD principles Who This Book Is For This book is for PHP developers who want to apply a DDD mindset to their code. You should have a good understanding of PHP and some knowledge of DDD. This book doesn't dwell on the theory, but instead gives you the code that you need. What You Will Learn Correctly design all design elements of Domain-Driven Design with PHP Learn all tactical patterns to achieve a fully worked-out Domain-Driven Design Apply hexagonal architecture within your application Integrate bounded contexts in your applications Use REST and Messaging approaches In Detail Domain-Driven Design (DDD) has arrived in the PHP community, but for all the talk, there is very little real code. Without being in a training session and with no PHP real examples, learning DDD can be challenging. This book changes all that. It details how to implement tactical DDD patterns and gives full examples of topics such as integrating Bounded Contexts with REST, and DDD messaging strategies. In this book, the authors show you, with tons of details and examples, how to properly design Entities, Value Objects, Services, Domain Events, Aggregates, Factories, Repositories, Services, and Application Services with PHP. They show how to apply Hexagonal Architecture within your application whether you use an open source framework or your own. Style and approach This highly practical book shows developers how to apply domain-driven design principles to PHP. It is full of solid code examples to work through.
Author: Peter Goodyear
Publisher: Brill - Sense
Release Date: 2010
Designing for technology enhanced learning (TEL) is often a demanding process. It involves creating challenging learning tasks, making sure that students have access to the right tools and resources, and ensuring there are appropriate opportunities for them to learn with and from each other. This book introduces the use of design patterns and pattern languages as ways of capturing and sharing TEL design knowledge. The editors have assembled a team of authors who have pioneered research and development in this rapidly expanding field.