Object-Oriented Programming with PHP5 Table of Contents

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1: OOP vs. Procedural Programming
Chapter 2: Kick-Starting OOP
Chapter 3: More OOP
Chapter 4: Design Patterns
Chapter 5: Reflection and Unit Testing
Chapter 6: Standard PHP Library
Chapter 7: Database in an OOP Way
Chapter 8: Cooking XML with OOP
Chapter 9: Building Better with MVC
Index

  • Chapter 1: OOP vs. Procedural Programming
    • Introduction to PHP
      • Ready, Set, Go
    • A Little History of OOP in PHP
    • Procedural vs. OO Coding Style
    • Benefits of OOP
    • Dissection of an Object
    • Difference of OOP in PHP4 and PHP5
    • Some Basic OO Terms
    • General Coding Conventions
    • Summary
  • Chapter 2: Kick-Starting OOP
    • Let's Bake Some Objects
      • Accessing Properties and Methods from Inside the Class
    • Using an Object
    • Modifiers
    • Constructors and Destructors
    • Class Constants
    • Extending a Class [Inheritance]
      • Overriding Methods
      • Preventing from Overriding
      • Preventing from Extending
    • Polymorphism
    • Interface
    • Abstract Class
    • Static Method and Properties
    • Accessor Methods
    • Using Magic Methods to Set/Get Class Properties
    • Magic Methods for Overloading Class Methods
    • Visually Representing a Class
    • Summary
  • Chapter 3: More OOP
    • Class Information Functions
      • Checking if a Class Already Exists
      • Finding Currently Loaded Classes
      • Finding out if Methods and Properties Exists
      • Checking the Type of Class
      • Finding Out the Class Name
    • Exception Handling
      • Collecting all PHP Errors as Exception
    • Iterators
    • ArrayObject
    • Array to Object
    • Accessing Objects in Array Style
    • Serialization
      • Magic Methods in Serialization
    • Object Cloning
    • Autoloading Classes or Classes on Demand
    • Method Chaining
    • Life Cycle of an Object in PHP and Object Caching
    • Summary
  • Chapter 4: Design Patterns
    • You Might have Done this Before…
    • Strategy Pattern
    • Factory Pattern
    • Abstract Factory
    • Adapter Pattern
    • Singleton Pattern
    • Iterator Pattern
    • Observer Pattern
    • Proxy Pattern or Lazy Loading
    • Decorator Pattern
    • Active Record Pattern
    • Facade Pattern
    • Summary
  • Chapter 5: Reflection and Unit Testing
    • Reflection
      • ReflectionClass
    • ReflectionMethod
    • ReflectionParameter
    • ReflectionProperty
    • Unit Testing
      • Benefits of Unit Testing
      • A small Introduction to Vulnerable Bugs
      • Preparing for Unit Testing
      • Starting Unit Testing
      • Testing an Email Validator Object
      • Unit Testing for Everyday Script
      • Test Driven Development
        • Writing Multiple Assertions
      • PHPUnit API
    • Summary
  • Chapter 6: Standard PHP Library
    • Available Objects in SPL
    • ArrayObject
    • ArrayIterator
    • DirectoryIterator
    • RecursiveDirectoryIterator
    • RecursiveIteratorIterator
    • AppendIterator
    • FilterIterator
    • LimitIterator
    • NoRewindIterator
    • SeekableIterator
    • RecursiveIterator
    • SPLFileObject
    • SPLFileInfo
    • SPLObjectStorage
    • Summary
  • Chapter 7: Database in an OOP Way
    • Introduction to MySQLi
      • Connecting to MySQL in an OO Way
      • Selecting Data in an OO Way
      • Updating Data in an OO Way
      • Prepared Statements
        • Basic Prepared Statements
        • Prepared Statements with Variables
      • Using BLOB with Prepared Statements
      • Executing Stored Procedure with MySQLi and PHP
    • PDO
      • DSN Settings for Different Databases Engines
      • Using Prepared Statements with PDO
      • Calling Stored Procedures
      • Other Interesting Functions
    • Introduction to Data Abstraction Layers
      • ADOdb
        • Installing ADOdb
        • Connecting to Different Databases
        • Basic Database Operations using ADOdb
        • Inserting, Deleting, and Updating Records
        • Executing Prepared Statements
      • MDB2
        • Installing MDB2
        • Connecting to Database
        • Executing Prepared Statements
    • Introduction to ActiveRecord
      • Creating a New Record via ActiveRecord
      • Selecting and Updating Data
    • Summary
  • Chapter 8: Cooking XML with OOP
    • Formation of XML
    • Introduction to SimpleXML
      • Parsing Documents
      • Accessing Attributes
      • Parsing Flickr Feeds using SimpleXML
      • Managing CDATA Sections using SimpleXML
      • XPath
      • DOM API
    • Modifying Existing Documents
    • Other Useful Functions
    • Summary
  • Chapter 9: Building Better with MVC
    • What is MVC?
    • Planning for the Project
    • Designing the Bootstrap File
    • Adding Database Support
      • Drivers
    • Building Applications over our Framework
      • Authentication Controller
    • Summary

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