Mastering PHP 7 by Branko Ajzele

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Author: Branko Ajzele
Category: Engineering & IT
ISBN: 9781785889943
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Key FeaturesLeverage the newest tools available in PHP 7 to build scalable applicationsEmbrace serverless architecture and the reactive programming paradigm, which are the latest additions to the PHP ecosystemExplore dependency injection and implement design patterns to write elegant codeBook DescriptionPHP is a server-side scripting language that is widely used for web development. With this book, you will get a deep understanding of the advanced programming concepts in PHP and how to apply it practicallyThe book starts by unveiling the new features of PHP 7 and walks you through several important standards set by PHP Framework Interop Group (PHP-FIG). Youll see, in detail, the working of all magic methods, and the importance of effective PHP OOP concepts, which will enable you to write effective PHP code. You will find out how to implement design patterns and resolve dependencies to make your code base more elegant and readable. You will also build web services alongside microservices architecture, interact with databases, and work around third-party packages to enrich applications. This book delves into the details of PHP performance optimization. You will learn about serverless architecture and the reactive programming paradigm that found its way in the PHP ecosystem. The book also explores the best ways of testing your code, debugging, tracing, profiling, and deploying your PHP application.By the end of the book, you will be able to create readable, reliable, and robust applications in PHP to meet modern day requirements in the software industry.What you will learnGrasp the current state of PHP language and the PHP standardsEffectively implement logging and error handling during developmentBuild services through SOAP and REST and Apache TriftGet to know the benefits of serverless architectureUnderstand the basic principles of reactive programming to write asynchronous codePractically implement several important design patternsWrite efficient code by executing dependency injectionSee the working of all magic methodsHandle the command-line area tools and processesControl the development process with proper debugging and profilingAbout the AuthorBranko Ajzele is an internationally respected and highly accomplished software developer, book author, solution specialist, consultant, and team leader.Strong technical knowledge coupled with the ability to communicate those technicalities frequently and clearly with strong direction has enabled him to architect, develop, and launch numerous successful businesses. He often feels comfortable proposing alternatives to demands that he feels can be improved, even when it means pulling a late shift to meet deadlines.He holds several respected IT certifications, such as Zend Certified PHP Engineer, Magento Certified Developer, Magento Certified Developer Plus, Magento Certified Solution Specialist, and a few more.Branko was crowned E-commerce Developer of the Year by Digital Entrepreneur Awards in October 2014 for his excellent knowledge and expertise in e-commerce development. His work is second to none, and he is truly dedicated to helping fellow developers around the world.He currently works as a full-time contractor for Lab Lateral Ltd, an award-winning team of innovative thinkers, artists, and developers specializing in customer-centric websites, digital consultancy, and marketing. Here, he holds the role of a lead developer and the head of Labs Croatia office.The book, Instant E-Commerce with Magento: Build a Shop, by Packt was his first Magentorelated book oriented toward Magento newcomers, after which he decided to write his second book, Getting Started with Magento Extension Development. The third book, Magento 2 Developers Guide, was released days after the official Magento 2 release. His fourth book, Modular Programming with PHP 7, describes modular design techniques to help developers build readable, manageable, reusable, and more efficient code, and doing so on a mini web shop application written in the Symfony framework.Table of ContentsThe all new PHPEmbracing standardsError handling and loggingMagic behind magic methodsThe realm of CLIProminent OOP featuresOptimizing for high performanceGoing serverlessReactive programmingCommon design patternsBuilding servicesWorking with databasesResolving dependenciesWorking with packagesTesting the important bitsDebugging, tracing and profilingHosting, provisioning and deployment


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