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Learning PHP Design Patternsby William Sanders
Synopses & Reviews
Build server-side applications more efficiently—and improve your PHP programming skills in the process—by learning how to use design patterns in your code. This book shows you how to apply several object-oriented patterns through simple examples, and demonstrates many of them in full-fledged working applications.
Learn how these reusable patterns help you solve complex problems, organize object-oriented code, and revise a big project by only changing small parts. With Learning PHP Design Patterns, youll learn how to adopt a more sophisticated programming style and dramatically reduce development time.
With the design patterns in this book, youll be able to build PHP applications much more efficiently. Learning PHP Design Patterns shows you how to use patterns through simple examples, and then demonstrates many of them in full-fledged working applications. Youll learn patterns that help you connect PHP and MySQL, as well as several pattern categories that encapsulate object-oriented programming practices and concepts, such as polymorphism.
These patterns allow you to adopt a more sophisticated programming style, focusing on language improvements introduced in PHP 5. Youll also learn patterns that help you avoid common programming problems.
About the Author
Dr. William B. Sanders is a Professor of Multimedia Web Design and Development at the University of Hartford. He teaches courses in PHP, MySQL, C#, SQL, HTML5, CSS, and ActiionScript 3.0 among other Internet languages. He co-authored ActionScript 3.0 Design Patterns (OReilly, 2007) and has been actively working with design patterns in PHP for several years. He has published 45 computer and computer-related books, written software ranging from Basic to Assembly Language to Flash Media Server and served as a consultant and beta tester for different computer software companies including Macromedia and Adobe. He also is an Apple iOS Devloper.
Table of Contents
Dedication:PrefaceEasing into the Fundamentals of Design PatternsChapter 1: PHP and Object-Oriented ProgrammingChapter 2: Basic Concepts in OOPChapter 3: Basic Design Pattern ConceptsChapter 4: Using UMLs with Design PatternsCreational Design PatternsChapter 5: Factory Method Design PatternChapter 6: Prototype Design PatternStructural Design PatternsChapter 7: The Adapter PatternChapter 8: Decorator Design PatternBehavioral Design PatternsChapter 9: The Template Method PatternChapter 10: The State Design PatternMySQL and PHP Design PatternsChapter 11: A Universal Class for Connections and a Proxy Pattern for SecurityChapter 12: The Flexibility of the Strategy Design PatternChapter 13: The Chain of Responsibility Design PatternChapter 14: Building a Multidevice CMS with the Observer PatternColophon
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