PHP 7 Programming Blueprints

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Learn
  • Build versatile projects using the newest features PHP 7 has to offer
  • Learn how to use PHP 7’s event-driven asynchronous features
  • Find out how to improve the performance of your code with effective techniques and design patterns
  • Get to grips with backend development and find out how to optimize session handling
  • Learn how to use the PHP 7 Abstract Syntax Tree to improve the quality of your code and make it more maintainable
  • Find out how to build a RESTful web service
  • Build your own asynchronous microservice
About

When it comes to modern web development, performance is everything. The latest version of PHP has been improvised and updated to make it easier to build for performance, improved engine execution, better memory usage, and a new and extended set of tools. If you’re a web developer, what’s not to love? This guide will show you how to make full use of PHP 7 with a range of practical projects that will not only teach you the principles, but also show you how to put them into practice. It will push and extend your skills, helping you to become a more confident and fluent PHP developer.

You’ll find out how to build a social newsletter service, a simple blog with a search capability using Elasticsearch, as well as a chat application. We’ll also show you how to create a RESTful web service, a database class to manage a shopping cart on an e-commerce site and how to build an asynchronous microservice architecture.

With further guidance on using reactive extensions in PHP, we’re sure that you’ll find everything you need to take full advantage of PHP 7. So dive in now!

Features
  • Don’t just learn PHP 7 – follow a diverse range of practical knowledge to get started quickly
  • Take advantage of PHP 7’s newest features – and find out how to use them to solve real development challenges
  • Put PHP to work for performance and scalability – we’ll show you how, you do it!
Page Count 320
Course Length 9 hours 36 minutes
ISBN 9781785889714
Date Of Publication 6 Oct 2016

Authors

Jose Palala

Jose Palala has been working professionally with PHP for at least 8 years. He has experience working with PHP frameworks such as Eden PHP, CodeIgniter, Laravel and Zend.

He has worked for Philippine-based IT companies for at least 8 years, working on projects ranging from internal corporate systems and CMS websites. In his spare time, he regularly contributes back to the tech community in the Philippines.

Martin Helmich

Martin Helmich studied computer science at the University of Applied Sciences in Osnabrück and lives in Rahden, Germany. He works as a software architect, specializing in building distributed applications using web technologies and Microservice Architectures. Besides programming in Go, PHP, Python, and Node.js, he also builds infrastructures using configuration management tools such as SaltStack and container technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes. He is an open source enthusiast and likes to make fun of people who are not using Linux. In his free time, you'll probably find him coding on one of his open source pet projects, listening to music, or reading science fiction literature.