Beginning PHP

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Learn
  • Understand the fundamentals of PHP and work with classes and inheritance
  • Learn about database operations and package management with composer
  • Tackle common security concerns and pitfalls using authentication and validation
  • Build effective PHP applications and frameworks for your business needs
About

PHP is the preferred server-side scripting language for tech giants such as Facebook, Wikipedia, and Tumblr despite full-stack JavaScript gaining popularity with upcoming developers. This is because PHP performs better when dealing with heavy computations on the back end. In this book, you’ll learn everything you need to get up and running with the latest version of PHP, including package management with tools such as composer, secure database operations, and a whole host of other best practices that will help you stay a step ahead of traditional programmers.

Features
  • Brush up on basic PHP 7 syntax and work with variables, data types, arrays, and loops 
  • Master advanced concepts like building your own frameworks and creating your own applications
  • Apply your newly learned PHP skills to a variety of real-life business scenarios
Page Count 214
Course Length 6 hours 25 minutes
ISBN 9781789535907
Date Of Publication 30 Jul 2018

Authors

David Carr

David Carr has been developing applications for the web using mostly PHP for the past 12 years. He does this for a living and loves what he does as every day there is something new and exciting to learn. In his spare time, the web development community is a big part of his life. Whether managing online programming groups and blogs or attending a conference, he has found that keeping involved helps him stay up to date. This is also his chance to give back to the community that helped him get started, a place he is proud to be part of.

Markus Gray

Markus Gray is a full-stack web developer/designer with 11 years' experience, based in Philadelphia. He has diverse and deep interests in most trending technologies. He spends most of his time helping public and private companies and has also worked with the federal government in the department of education. Currently, he is the CEO of Syncware Technologies, Inc.