The PHP language is different than you remember. No longer just about procedural code and monolithic frameworks, PHP has experienced a renaissance to become a full-featured, mature language with object-orientation, namespaces, and a growing collection of reusable component libraries.
Modern PHP reveals these new language features in action. Author Josh Lockhart—creator of PHP The Right Way, a popular community initiative—shows you how to develop PHP applications using best practices for application architecture and planning, databases, security, testing, debugging, and deployment.
Learn detailed, practical techniques that you can immediately implement in your PHP project
Grow your PHP skillset with the newest language features and modern best practices
Get up to speed on new language features of PHP 5.x (OOP, DateTime, namespaces, traits, and more)
Discover the latest from the PHP community, including what's new with the Hack programming language and the HipHop Virtual Machine (HHVM)
Find out how the new PHP has become a more mature language with community standards, a growing affinity for interoperable components, and a passionate community committed to improving performance.
Safari Books Online
February 2015 (est.)
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Josh Lockhart is the creator of the Slim Framework for PHP. He also created and maintains PHP The Right Way, a popular initiative in the PHP community to encourage best practices and provide quality information. Josh is a senior developer at New Media Campaigns, a full service web design, development, and marketing agency in Carrboro, North Carolina.