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PHP Master: Write Cutting-Edge Codeby Davey Shafik
Synopses & Reviews
PHP Master is tailor-made for the PHP developer who's serious about taking their server-side applications to the next level and who wants to really keep ahead of the game by adhering to best practice, employing the most effective object-oriented programming techniques, wrapping projects in layers of security and ensuring their code is doing its job perfectly.
Book News Annotation:
Intended for intermediate level PHP users interested in moving from simple web design to programming robust applications, this guide to writing advanced code in PHP provides practical information for engineering dynamic web applications with this popular server-side scripting language. Beginning with an introduction to object oriented programming, the guide covers topics such as working with databases, APIs, design patterns, security, performance and application optimization, automated testing, PEAR and PECL, and the capabilities and limitations of the standard PHP library. Chapters include numerous code examples and tips, and access to additional online resources is provided. The authors are PHP experts, software engineers and web application consultants. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
About the Author
Davey Shafik is a full time PHP Developer with many year of experience in PHP and related technologies. An avid magazine writer and book author, Davey keeps his mind sharp by trying to tackle problems from a unique perspective.
Lorna Mitchell is a freelance web development consultant and developer based in Leeds, UK. Lorna is a lead on the Joind.In open source project, an organizer of the PHPNW conference, and a prolific blogger.
Matthew Turland has been working with PHP since 2002. He has been a technical editor for php|architect Magazine, spoken at multiple conferences, served as an instructor for php|architect training courses, and contributed to Zend Framework. He currently works for Synacor.
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