Autor: Altaf Hussain
Broj strana: 202
ISBN broj: 9781785882265
Izdavač: PACKT PUBLISHING
Godina izdanja: 2016.
Pregleda (30 dana / ukupno): 20 / 1695
PHP is a great language for building web applications. It is essentially a server-side scripting language that is also used for general-purpose programming. PHP 7 is the latest version, providing major backward-compatibility breaks and focusing on high performance and speed.
This fast-paced introduction to PHP 7 will improve your productivity and coding skills. The concepts covered will allow you, as a PHP programmer, to improve the performance standards of your applications. We will introduce you to the new features in PHP 7 and then will run through the concepts of object-oriented programming (OOP) in PHP 7. Next, we will shed some light on how to improve your PHP 7 applications' performance and database performance. Through this book, you will be able to improve the performance of your programs using the various benchmarking tools discussed.
At the end, the book discusses some best practices in PHP programming to help you improve the quality of your code.
Altaf Hussain is a fullstack web and mobile app developer with over 6 years of experience in PHP development. He received his degree in electrical engineering and specialized in computer and communications from Pakistan. Altaf is an electrical engineer on paper and a software engineer by heart.
He worked as a system programmer in his team, developing control software for small test robots using assembly languages and C. After this, Altaf got interested in web technologies and never looked back. He has worked with numerous PHP frameworks, including Zend, Laravel, and Yii, and open source systems such as Drupal, WordPress, PrestaShop, and Magento. Altaf designed and built two proprietary CMS systems with full support for multiple languages and models, permissions, and translations, as well as different kinds of multilingual content management. Now, he works in the fashion industry as the head of IT at shy7lo.com, where his role is to manage the development team on the premises and abroad, in order to manage Magento and Laravel applications development and the deployment life cycle. Besides web apps, Altaf has worked on iOS and Android applications, including building APIs in Lumen. He is a big fan of service-oriented architecture (SOA) and successfully uses it in different applications.
Altaf actively researches on website performance and has deployed the latest technologies, such as PHP 7, NGINX, Redis, Varnish, and others, in production environments for high-speed and scalable applications. He is a Debian lover and uses it for all of his web application deployments.
When not working, Altaf writes articles for programmingtunes.com and techyocean.com. He has reviewed several books for Packt Publishing, including Learning Phalcon PHP, Mastering jQuery Mobile, and PrestaShop Module Development.
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