Build server-side applications more efficiently?and improve your PHP programming skills in the process?by learning how to use design patterns in your code. This book shows you how to apply several object-oriented patterns through simple examples, and demonstrates many of them in full-fledged working applications. Learn how these reusable patterns help you solve complex problems, organize object-oriented code, and revise a big project by only changing small parts. With Learning PHP Design Patterns, you?ll learn how to adopt a more sophisticated programming style and dramatically reduce development time. * Learn design pattern concepts, including how to select patterns to handle specific problems * Get an overview of object-oriented programming concepts such as composition, encapsulation, polymorphism, and inheritance * Apply creational design patterns to create pages dynamically, using a factory method instead of direct instantiation * Make changes to existing objects or structure without having to change the original code, using structural design patterns * Use behavioral patterns to help objects work together to perform tasks * Interact with MySQL, using behavioral patterns such as Proxy and Chain of Responsibility * Explore ways to use PHP?s built-in design pattern interfaces
Improve your programming knowledge and become Zend Certified. This book closely follows the ZCE2017-PHP exam syllabus and adds important details that help candidates to prepare for the test. Zend Certification is an industry recognized standard for PHP engineers. It is very difficult to pass the examination without extensive preparation. Unlike other books on PHP, this book is very focused on reaching industry standards.The Zend examination syllabus is comprised of three focus areas and a number of additional topics. This book explains the structure of the examination and then addresses each of the topics for PHP 7. A short quiz follows each chapter to help identify gaps in your knowledge. PHP 7 Zend Certification Study Guide also contains a practice test containing 70 questions from the entire syllabus to use when reviewing for your exams. The book provides original code examples throughout and every php featured is explained clearly with examples and uses an efficient way to describe the most important details of the particular feature. What You´ll Learn Brush up your knowledge of PHP programming Explore new features of the PHP v7.1 Build a secure configuration of your server Review strategies and tips to get Zend Certified Who this Book Is For Intermediate PHP programmers with two or three years of experience who are appearing for the Zend certification exams and programmers who are proficient in other languages, but want a quick reference book to dive into PHP.