Mastering PHP 7

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Learn
  • Grasp the current state of PHP language and the PHP standards
  • Effectively implement logging and error handling during development
  • Build services through SOAP and REST and Apache Trift
  • Get to know the benefits of serverless architecture
  • Understand the basic principles of reactive programming to write asynchronous code
  • Practically implement several important design patterns
  • Write efficient code by executing dependency injection
  • See the working of all magic methods
  • Handle the command-line area tools and processes
  • Control the development process with proper debugging and profiling
About

PHP is a server-side scripting language that is widely used for web development. With this book, you will get a deep understanding of the advanced programming concepts in PHP and how to apply it practically

The book starts by unveiling the new features of PHP 7 and walks you through several important standards set by PHP Framework Interop Group (PHP-FIG). You’ll see, in detail, the working of all magic methods, and the importance of effective PHP OOP concepts, which will enable you to write effective PHP code. You will find out how to implement design patterns and resolve dependencies to make your code base more elegant and readable. You will also build web services alongside microservices architecture, interact with databases, and work around third-party packages to enrich applications. This book delves into the details of PHP performance optimization. You will learn about serverless architecture and the reactive programming paradigm that found its way in the PHP ecosystem. The book also explores the best ways of testing your code, debugging, tracing, profiling, and deploying your PHP application.

By the end of the book, you will be able to create readable, reliable, and robust applications in PHP to meet modern day requirements in the software industry.

Features
  • Leverage the newest tools available in PHP 7 to build scalable applications
  • Embrace serverless architecture and the reactive programming paradigm, which are the latest additions to the PHP ecosystem
  • Explore dependency injection and implement design patterns to write elegant code
Page Count 536
Course Length 16 hours 4 minutes
ISBN 9781785882814
Date Of Publication 26 Jun 2017

Authors

Branko Ajzele

Branko Ajzele is a respected and highly accomplished software developer, book author, solution specialist, consultant, and team leader. He currently works for Interactive Web Solutions Ltd (iWeb), where he holds the role of senior developer and is the director of iWeb's Croatia office.

Branko holds several respected IT certifications, including Zend Certified PHP Engineer, Magento Certified Developer, Magento Certified Developer Plus, Magento Certified Solution Specialist, Magento 2 Certified Solution Specialist, Magento 2 Certified Professional Developer, to mention just a few.

He was crowned the e-commerce Developer of the Year by the Digital Entrepreneur Awards in October 2014 for his excellent knowledge and expertise in e-commerce development.