PHP Beyond the Web

PHP Beyond the Web

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…

PHP Objects, Patterns, and Practice

PHP Objects, Patterns, and Practice

The 5th edition of this popular book has been fully updated for PHP 7, including replacing the PEAR package manager with Composer, and new material on Vagrant and PHP standards. It provides a solid grounding in PHP’s support for objects, it builds on this foundation to instill core…

PHP Persistence

PHP Persistence

Take the pain out of dealing with relational databases in an object-oriented programming world. With this short book, you can save time and money by simply coding less while accomplishing more with the Doctrine persistence framework, a leading persistence solution for PHP programmers and web developers. PHP Persistence…

PHP Development Tool Essentials

PHP Development Tool Essentials

Learn PHP development best practices, such as version control, development environment virtualization, and coding standards. You’ll also discover the most useful PHP web frameworks, including the new Laravel, symfony2, and micro-frameworks. As you do so, you’ll learn how to use them to write the most productive PHP code…

PHP 7 Programming Cookbook

PHP 7 Programming Cookbook

PHP 7 comes with a myriad of new features and great tools to optimize your code and make your code perform faster than in previous versions. Most importantly, it allows you to maintain high traffic on your websites with low-cost hardware and servers through a multithreading web server….

Learning PHP 7 High Performance

Learning PHP 7 High Performance

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, providing major backward-compatibility breaks and focusing on high performance and speed. This fast-paced introduction to PHP 7 will improve…

PHP 7 Programming Blueprints

PHP 7 Programming Blueprints

With the rise in demand for high performance, PHP’s newest version contains everything you need to build efficient applications. PHP 7 provides improved engine execution, better memory usage, and a better set of tools. This book will get you ready to use PHP 7 to suit your needs….

Modular Programming with PHP 7

Modular Programming with PHP 7

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. With this book, you will gain a deep insight into the modular programming paradigm and how…

PHP CLI

PHP CLI

This compact, concise book shows you how to create PHP Command Line Interface (CLI) scripts, including SAPI and more. Learn to quickly create useful and effective Command Line software and scripts using the world’s most popular native web scripting language, PHP. Enjoy the benefits of writing CLI scripts in PHP: Save…

Learn CakePHP, 2nd Edition

Learn CakePHP, 2nd Edition

Accelerate your development of PHP applications using the popular CakePHP web application development framework and unit testing. This short book shows you how to carry out test-driven development with fixtures, model tests, controller tests, mocks, and test suites. Learn CakePHP contains all you need to get started with…