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  • Install, confgure, and use profling and benchmarking testing tools
  • Understand how to recognize optimizable data structures and functions to effectively optimize a PHP7 application
  • Diagnose bad SQL query performance and discover ways to optimize it
  • Grasp modern SQL techniques to optimize complex SQL queries
  • Identify and simplify overly complex JavaScript code
  • Explore and implement UI design principles that effectively enhance the performance
  • Combine web technologies to boost web server performance

This book will get you started with the latest benchmarking, profiling and monitoring tools for PHP, MySQL and JavaScript using Docker-based technologies. From optimizing PHP 7 code to learning asynchronous programming, from implementing Modern SQL solutions to discovering Functional JavaScript techniques, this book covers all the latest developments in Faster Web technologies. You will not only learn to determine the best optimization strategies, but also how to implement them.

Along the way, you will learn how to profile your PHP scripts with, monitor your Web applications, measure database performance, optimize SQL queries, explore Functional JavaScript, boost Web server performance in general and optimize applications when there is nothing left to optimize by going beyond performance.

After reading this book, you will know how to boost the performance of any Web application and make it part of what has come to be known as the Faster Web.

  • Use a customized PHP stack to create efficient data-driven web applications
  • Ensure seamless implementation of a JavaScript & HTML 5 CSS based frontend and PHP based backend.
  • Learn about problem identification, best strategies, and UI design patterns as well to build a clean, fast web application
Page Count 278
Course Length 8 hours 20 minutes
ISBN 9781788392211
Date Of Publication 10 Jun 2018


Andrew Caya

Andrew Caya started programming computers in GW-BASIC and QBASIC in the early 90s. Before becoming a PHP developer almost 10 years ago, he did some software development in C, C++, and Perl. He is now a Zend Certified PHP Engineer and a Zend Certified Architect. He is also the creator of Linux for PHP, the lead developer of a popular Joomla extension and a contributor to many open source projects.

He is currently CEO, CTO and Founder of Foreach Code Factory, an instructor at Concordia University, an author and a technical reviewer for Packt Publishing, and a loving husband and father.