Design and deliver superior web applications using PHP framework with Packt's new book and eBook

February 2014 | Open Source, Web Development

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Getting Started with Phalcon, a step-by-step, practical guide packed with detailed steps and screenshots to help readers discover the Phalcon extension and enable them to build their blog application with Phalcon quickly and easily. The book is available in print for $29.99 and various electronic formats for $15.29.

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Getting Started with Phalcon is tutorial that provides readers with the knowledge they need to build their very own web application with the revolutionary Phalcon framework. This comprehensive guide describes the installation of Phalcon PHP, how to build projects, and further utilize the Phalcon Developer Tools to build models, views, and controllers with the central example of a blog application. Features such as PHQL are also explained and implemented effectively throughout the book.

The blog application is the central example throughout the book, and by using Phalcon Developer Tools and web tools, developers will be able to create and optimize the basic skeleton for their application with ease. Moreover, this guide shows readers Phalcon functionalities such as the Volt template engine, view helpers, PHQL, and so on.

The essential topics covered in this book are:

Chapter 1: Installing Phalcon

Chapter 2: Setting up a Phalcon Project

Chapter 3: Using Phalcon Models, Views, and Controllers

Chapter 4: Handling Data in Phalcon

Chapter 5: Using Phalcon's Features

This is an invaluable tutorial for enthusiasts and developers alike who wish to use the fascinating Phalcon PHP framework to rapidly design and develop impressive web applications. For more information, please visit the book page at: http://www.packtpub.com/getting-started-with-phalcon/book

Getting Started with Phalcon
Build impressive web applications with the pace of C, the ease of PHP, and the structure of the MVC framework.

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/getting-started-with-phalcon/book

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