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Pro PHP

Patterns, Frameworks, Testing and More

Apress

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  • Thus far, Pro PHP is the only book to cover emerging topics such as MVC as applied to PHP, the Zend Framework, and Ajax

  • With pattern-driven development a common source of discussion in developer circles, Pro PHP devotes considerable time to introducing PHP's advanced object-oriented features, with special emphasis on patterns

  • Authored by noted PHP expert and Zend Framework contributor Kevin McArthur

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Table of contents (21 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiv
  2. Testing and Documentation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 53-53
    2. Reflection API

      Pages 73-103
  3. The Standard PHP Library (SPL)

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 125-125
    2. Introduction to SPL

      Pages 127-141
    3. SPL Iterators

      Pages 143-161
    4. SPL Array Overloading

      Pages 179-188
    5. SPL Exceptions

      Pages 189-198
  4. The Model-View-Controller (MVC) Pattern

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 199-199
    2. MVC Architecture

      Pages 201-213

About this book

Taking care to focus solely on those topics that will have the most impact on experienced PHP developers, Pro PHP is written for readers seeking to take their understanding of both PHP and sound software development practices to the next level. Advanced object–oriented features, documentation, debugging, software patterns, and the Standard PHP Library are just a few of the topics covered in extensive detail.

Author and noted PHP expert Kevin McArthur also examines emerging practices and trends such as the MVC architecture as applied to PHP, with special emphasis placed upon the increasingly popular Zend Framework.

With Ajax and web services crucial to the success of today's web applications, the book concludes with several chapters covering JSON, the SOAP extension, and advanced web services topics.

If you're seeking to go beyond the basics, Pro PHP is the book for you.

Keywords

  • Ajax
  • Debugging
  • JSON
  • PHP
  • Web Services
  • Zend
  • deployment
  • framework

About the author

Kevin McArthur is an open source developer residing in British Columbia, Canada. He is a self-taught entrepreneur and has been running a very successful PHP application development studio for more than eight years. His company, StormTide Digital Studios, has worked with industry in the United States and Canada to provide scaling solutions for web statistics, VoIP, and print automation. An avid IRC user, Kevin helps to administer one of the largest PHP support organizations, PHP EFnet. Kevin's contributions to open source projects, including the Zend Framework, have made him a well-known authority in the industry. He has written several articles for PHPRiot.com on topics such as reflection, the Standard PHP Library, object-oriented programming, and PostgreSQL.

Bibliographic Information

Buying options

eBook USD 39.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-1-4302-0279-0
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 49.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)