Essential PHP Tools:Modules, Extensions, and Accelerators David Sklar
Learn PHP development best practices, such as version control, development environment virtualization, and coding standards. Youll also discover the most useful PHP web frameworks, including the new Laravel, symfony2, and micro-frameworks. As you do so, youll learn how to use them to write the most productive PHP code possible. PHP Development Tool Essentials complements Jason Gilmores best-selling Beginning PHP and MySQL . This book will further expose you to the many different methodologies, tools, and concepts that professional web developers are using more and more each day. What Youll Learn How to use version control with PHP How to set up virtualized development environments How to maintain PHP coding standards How to manage dependencies How to leverage the best PHP frameworks Who This Book Is For This book is for intermediate to advanced PHP developers looking to advance their skills with new tools, concepts, and approaches. Chad Russell is a programmer and network administrator who owns his own Internet hosting company. He previously has written on MySQL, PHP, and other topics.
PHP Development Tool Essentials:1st ed. Chad Russell
PHP Development Tool Essentials: Chad Russell
Expert PHP 5 Tools: Dirk Merkel
PHP is experiencing a renaissance, though it may be difficult to tell with all of the outdated PHP tutorials online. With this practical guide, you?ll learn how PHP has become a full-featured, mature language with object-orientation, namespaces, and a growing collection of reusable component libraries. Author Josh Lockhart?creator of PHP The Right Way, a popular initiative to encourage PHP best practices?reveals these new language features in action. You?ll learn best practices for application architecture and planning, databases, security, testing, debugging, and deployment. If you have a basic understanding of PHP and want to bolster your skills, this is your book. * Learn modern PHP features, such as namespaces, traits, generators, and closures * Discover how to find, use, and create PHP components * Follow best practices for application security, working with databases, errors and exceptions, and more * Learn tools and techniques for deploying, tuning, testing, and profiling your PHP applications * Explore Facebook?s HVVM and Hack language implementations?and how they affect modern PHP * Build a local development environment that closely matches your production server
Use your existing web-based PHP skills to write all types of software: CLI scripts, desktop software, network servers, and more. This book gives you the tools, techniques, and background necessary to write just about any type of software you can think of, using the PHP you know. PHP Beyond the Web shows you how to take your knowledge of PHP development for the web and utilise it with a much wider range of software systems. Enjoy the benefits of PHP after reading this book: save money by redeploying existing skills, not learning new ones; save time and increase productivity by using a high-level language; and make money by providing your clients a full-stack service (not just websites). PHP is no longer just a great scripting language for websites, its now a powerful general-purpose programming language. Expand your use of PHP into your back-end systems, server software, data processing services, desktop interfaces, and more. What Youll Learn Write interactive shell scripts Work with system daemons Write desktop software Build network servers Interface with electronics using PHP and the Raspberry Pi Manage performance, deployment, licensing, and system interaction Discover the software tools for development and get other great sources of technical information and help Who This Book Is For Experienced PHP programmers or experienced programmers interested in leveraging PHP outside the web development context. Rob Aley has been programming commercially and academically in a variety of programming languages, with over 10 years of PHP experience, since graduating in Computer Science from the University of Leeds in 1999, Having had a varied career working in industries from coffee to condoms, as well as doing freelance software development, Rob is now a Database Programmer at the University of Oxford working in healthcare related data analysis. He uses PHP almost exclusively now, out of choice. When hes not working or writing books, he spends time with his wife, three young children, and most importantly his cat.