Pro PHP Programming
- 6h 11m
- Brian Danchilla, Mladen Gogala, Peter MacIntyre
If you are a web programmer, you need to know modern PHP. This book presents with many new areas in which PHP plays a large role. If you want to write a mobile application using geo-location data, Pro PHP Programming will show you how. Additionally, if you need to make sure that you can write a multilingual indexing application using Sphinx, this book will help you avoid the pitfalls.
Of course, Pro PHP Programming gives a thorough survey of PHP post-5.3. you'll begin by working through an informative survey and clear guide to object-oriented PHP. Then, you'll be set for the core of the book on modern PHP applications. Now, you'll be able to start with the chapter on PHP for mobile programming and move on to sampling social media applications. you'll also be guided through new PHP programming language features like closures and namespaces.
Pro PHP Programming deals with filtering data from users and databases next, so you'll be well prepared for relational and NoSQL databases. Of course, you can also learn about data retrieval from other sources, like OCR libraries or websites. Then the question of how to format and present data arises, and in Pro PHP Programming, you'll find solutions via JSON, AJAX and XML.
What you’ll learn
- PHP 5.3 object-oriented programming and new PHP features
- Writing programs talking to SQL-based and NoSQL-based databases alike
- Using modern PHP programmer's tools
- Writing social media applications
- Investigating NoSQL datastores
- Writing PHP programs for a cloud ecology
About the Authors
Mladen Gogala is a highly-respected Oracle-certified database administrator with more than 15 years of IT experience and a bachelor's degree in mathematics. Gogala has extensive experience in UNIX scripting, Oracle tuning and UNIX system administration, using every popular dialect of UNIX and Linux. Gogala is also a respected member of the popular Oracle-l list, where he assists in solving complex Oracle questions. By now, he has branched out into Perl and PHP, and has become equally expert at both.
Peter MacIntyre lives and works in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. He has more than 20 years of experience in the information technology industry, primarily in the area of software development. Peter's technical skill set includes several client/server tools and relational database systems such as PHP, PowerBuilder, Visual Basic, Active Server Pages, and CA-Visual Objects. Peter is certified by Zend Corporation. Most recently, he co-authored the Zend Studio for Eclipse Developer's Guide. Peter is a former contributing editor and author to the online and print magazine php|architect (phparch.com). He has also spoken several times at North American and International computer conferences, including CA-World in New Orleans, CA-TechniCon in Cologne, Germany, and CA-Expo in Melbourne, Australia.
In this Book
Exceptions and References
Form Design and Management
Database Integration I
Database Integration II
Database Integration III
Agile Development with Zend Studio for Eclipse, Bugzilla, Mylyn, and Subversion
Refactoring, Unit Testing, and Continuous Integration
JSON and Ajax