PHP in Action: Objects, Design, Agility

  • Paperback: 552 pages
  • Publisher: Manning Publications (July 15, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1932394753

To keep programming productive and enjoyable, state-of-the-art practices and principles are essential. Object-oriented programming and design help manage complexity by keeping components cleanly separated. Unit testing helps prevent endless, exhausting debugging sessions. Refactoring keeps code supple and readable. PHP offers all this-and more.

This book shows you how to apply PHP techniques and principles to all the most common challenges of web programming, including:

  • Web presentation and templates
  • User interaction including the Model-View-Contoller architecture
  • Input validation and form handling
  • Database connection and querying and abstraction
  • Object persistence
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