PHP 7 Programming Solutions [Video]

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Learn
  • Use advanced PHP 7 features such as the Abstract Syntax Tree and Anonymous Classes
  • Discover when and where to modify PHP 5 to avoid backwards-compatibility breaks 
  • Improve the overall application security and error handling by taking advantage of classes that  implement the new Throwable interface
  • Debug your code and get to know the best practices
About

PHP 7 comes with a myriad of new features and great tools to optimize your code and make your code perform faster than in previous versions. Most importantly, it allows you to maintain high traffic on your websites with low-cost hardware and servers through a multithreading web server.

This course demonstrates intermediate to advanced PHP techniques with a focus on PHP 7. Each video is designed to solve practical, real-world problems faced by PHP developers like yourself every day. We also cover new ways of writing PHP code made possible only in version 7. In addition, we discuss backward-compatibility breaks and give you plenty of guidance on when and where PHP 5 code needs to be changed to produce the correct results when running under PHP 7. This course also incorporates the latest PHP 7.x features.

By the end of the course, you will be equipped with the tools and skills required to deliver efficient applications for your websites and enterprises.

Style and Approach

This course takes a task-based approach, with real-world examples that can serve as building blocks for a larger application. Each task is self-contained with no external dependencies. This course is designed in a way that you will be able to understand how to deal with various scenarios you may encounter while using PHP 7 in your daily programming tasks.

Features
  • Explore the new features of version 7.x
  • Go through the best practices for server-side programming, and MVC frameworks
  • Solve practical real-world programming problems using PHP 7
Course Length 6 Hours 40 minutes
ISBN 9781787129320
Date Of Publication 7 Nov 2016

Authors

Doug Bierer

Doug Bierer is the owner and CTO of unlikelysource, a website development and consulting company that over the last 10 years has developed 60+ websites for customers around the world. In addition, Doug has been a contract trainer for RogueWave Software/Zend Technologies since 2009. He wrote his first program in 1971 on a PDP-8, and has developed commercial applications in languages including Assembler, C, C++, Java, JavaScript, Perl, and PHP. He developed a video series on MongoDB for InfiniteSkills (now part of O'Reilly Media) in 2014. Before diving into MongoDB, Doug developed applications and performed administration for MySQL databases. He has continued to develop applications that access MongDB to this day