Develop fantastic applications with the new and improved Laravel 4 using Packt’s new book and eBook.

January 2014 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of its new book Laravel Application Development Blueprints, a comprehensive guide that lets the reader learn how to develop 10 different applications step by step using Laravel 4 and also introduces the readers to the basic and advanced usage of Laravel’s built-in methods. The book is 260 pages long and is priced at $44.99, while the eBook is $22.94.

About the authors:

Arda Kılıçdağı is a programmer from Turkey with stellar experience in PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, the Facebook API, the Twitter API, and PayPal's Adaptive Payments API, to name a few. He also developed applications using CodeIgniter and CakePHP for about four years, but later decided to gradually switch to Laravel. Currently he develops all his applications using Laravel. 

Halil İbrahim Yılmaz is a Python and PHP programmer and an eCommerce consultant from Turkey. His experience varies from using APIs such as Google, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Grooveshark, and PayPal to programming languages (Erlang and Haskell), new JavaScript technologies (Node.js), and NoSQL database systems (Riak and MongoDB). He is also a co-founder of 16 Pixel, a Bursa-based creative consultancy that specializes in web development and eCommerce.

Laravel is a clean and classy framework for PHP web development. It helps the user to create wonderful applications using simple, expressive syntax.

Laravel Application Development Blueprints covers how to develop 10 different applications step by step using Laravel 4. This book looks at the Laravel PHP framework and PHP OOP programming to get the reader started with coding right away. The book then dives into deeper aspects like creating secure web applications using different methods such as file uploading and processing, making RESTful AJAX requests, form processing validating, file processing, and RESTful controllers in various types of projects, to name a few. 

Laravel Application Development Blueprints covers the following topics:

Chapter 1: Building a URL Shortener Website

Chapter 2: Building a To-do List with Ajax

Chapter 3: Building an Image Sharing Website

Chapter 4: Building a Personal Blog

Chapter 5: Building a News Aggregation Website

Chapter 6: Creating a Photo Gallery System

Chapter 7: Creating a Newsletter System

Chapter 8: Building a Q&A Web Application

Chapter 9: Building a RESTful API – The Movies and Actors Databases

Chapter 10: Building an eCommerce Website

 

 


Laravel Application Development Blueprints
Programmers with some knowledge of PHP looking to master Laravel’s prowess for better coding will find this book an essential resource.

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/laravel-application-development-blueprints/book

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