Author: Gilles Crettenand
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Uncover the secrets of functional programming with PHP to ensure your applications are as great as they can be About This Book Greatly improve your code quality, testability, and readability using modern functional programming techniques Get a solid foundation in functional programming techniques and methodologies Step-by-step learn the concepts to architect more robust code Who This Book Is For If you are a PHP developer with knowledge of object-oriented programming, this book is for you. You do not need prior experience with functional programming. What You Will Learn Declare functions/callables and find out how to manipulate and call them Write pure functions to get more robust code that can be easily tested Learn to compose function using various techniques Use a functional approach to find readable solutions to common issues Utilize performance optimization techniques such as laziness, memorization, and parallelization Build the business logic of applications with the functional paradigm Test functional code and know how to speed up test runs using parallel testing Understand the impact and limitation of functional programming in PHP In Detail A functional approach encourages code reuse, greatly simplifies testing, and results in code that is concise and easy to understand. This book will demonstrate how PHP can also be used as a functional language, letting you learn about various function techniques to write maintainable and readable code. After a quick introduction to functional programming, we will dive right in with code examples so you can get the most of what you've just learned. We will go further with monads, memoization, and property-based testing. You will learn how to make use of modularity of function while writing functional PHP code. Through the tips and best practices in this book, you'll be able to do more with less code and reduce bugs in your applications. Not only will you be able to boost your performance, but you will also find out how to eliminate common loop problems. By the end of the book, you will know a wide variety of new techniques that you can use on any new or legacy codebase. Style and approach This is an easy-to-follow, definitive guide on developing applications using a functional paradigm with PHP. It will guide you through functional programming with the help of real-life examples.
Bring the power of functional programming to your PHP applications. From performance optimizations to concurrency, improved testability to code brevity, functional programming has a host of benefits when compared to traditional imperative programming. Part one of Pro Functional PHP Programming takes you through the basics of functional programming, outlining the key concepts and how they translate into standard PHP functions and code. Part two takes this theory and shows you the strategies for implementing it to solve real problems in your new or existing PHP applications. Functional programming is popular in languages such as Lisp, Scheme and Clojure, but PHP also contains all you need to write functional code. This book will show you how to take advantage of functional programming in your own projects, utilizing the PHP programming language that you already know. What You'll Learn Discover functional programming in PHP Work with functional programming functions Design strategies for high-performance applications Manage business logic with functions Use functional programming in object-oriented and procedural applications Employ helper libraries in your application Process big data with functional PHP Who This Book Is For Programmers and web developers with experience of PHP who are looking to get more out of their PHP coding and be able to do more with PHP.
Pro PHP and jQuery
Author: Keith Wald, Jason Lengstorf
PHP Reactive Programming
Author: Martin Sikora
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Increase your productivity by implementing data structures About This Book Gain a complete understanding of data structures using a simple approach Analyze algorithms and learn when you should apply each solution Explore the true potential of functional data structures Who This Book Is For This book is for those who want to learn data structures and algorithms with PHP for better control over application-solution, efficiency, and optimization. A basic understanding of PHP data types, control structures, and other basic features is required What You Will Learn Gain a better understanding of PHP arrays as a basic data structure and their hidden power Grasp how to analyze algorithms and the Big O Notation Implement linked lists, double linked lists, stack, queues, and priority queues using PHP Work with sorting, searching, and recursive algorithms Make use of greedy, dynamic, and pattern matching algorithms Implement tree, heaps, and graph algorithms Apply PHP functional data structures and built-in data structures and algorithms In Detail PHP has always been the the go-to language for web based application development, but there are materials and resources you can refer to to see how it works. Data structures and algorithms help you to code and execute them effectively, cutting down on processing time significantly. If you want to explore data structures and algorithms in a practical way with real-life projects, then this book is for you. The book begins by introducing you to data structures and algorithms and how to solve a problem from beginning to end using them. Once you are well aware of the basics, it covers the core aspects like arrays, listed lists, stacks and queues. It will take you through several methods of finding efficient algorithms and show you which ones you should implement in each scenario. In addition to this, you will explore the possibilities of functional data structures using PHP and go through advanced algorithms and graphs as well as dynamic programming. By the end, you will be confident enough to tackle both basic and advanced data structures, understand how they work, and know when to use them in your day-to-day work Style and approach An easy-to-follow guide full of examples of implementation of data structures and real world examples to solve the problems faced. Each topic is first explained in general terms and then implemented using step by step explanation so that developers can understand each part of the discussion without any problem.
PHP Project for Beginners
Author: Sharanam Shah, Vaishali Shah
Publisher: Arizona Business Alliance
Most professional web based projects are structured, documented and executed using the AMP programming stack i.e. Apache as the Web server, MySQL Community Server as the data store and PHP as the programming environment of choice. PHP Project For Beginners shows how to build and use the AMP programming stack to develop a structured, documented, modestly sized project. It walks you through building and documenting a Book Management and Sales System [featuring a Shopping cart integrated with a payment gateway]. Key Topics Apache 2.2PHP 5.3MySQL 5.5jCart 1.2jQuery 1.1.4SwiftMailer 4.0.6Features and Benefits Serves as a ready reference, with several add-ons and technologies, covering modestly sized project containing a Backend with Master and Transaction data entry forms and a Frontend with application homepage and the shopping cart all built using the PHP Illustrates real project documentation including Case Study, Business Requirements, Software Requirement Specifications, Data Dictionary, Table Definitions and Directory Structure, End User Manual and Software Design Document What You'll Learn? Shopping Cart [using jCart] integrated with a Payment Gateway for accepting payments using Credit Cards [Paypal Checkout]Tag CloudsSession ManagementDispatch Emails [using SwiftMailer]BLOB to store images and PDF filesAccess based User Management and Restricted page access protectionText SuggestPassword Strength IndicatorCaptchaRSS Feeds [using magpierss]About The Authors The author Sharanam Shah [www.sharanamshah.com] has 8+ years of IT experience and is currently a technical writer for Saba Software Inc. He also consults with several software houses in Mumbai, India, to help them design and manage database application. Vaishali Shah [www.vaishalishahonline.com], his wife, co-author, a technical writer and a freelance Web developer, has a rich experience of designing, developing and managing database systems. She specializes in the use of PHP to design and build web based applications.
PHP & MySQL: Novice to Ninja is a practical hands-on guide to learning all the tools, principles and techniques needed to build a fully-functional database-driven web site using PHP & MySQL. This book covers everything from installing PHP & MySQL under Windows, Linux, and Mac through to building a live web-based content management system. While this is essentially a beginner's book, it also covers more advanced topics such as the storage of binary data in MySQL, and cookies and sessions in PHP. It comes complete with a set of handy reference guides for PHP & MySQL that include: MySQL syntax MySQL functions MysQL column types PHP functions for working with MySQL
Build server-side applications more efficiently—and improve your PHP programming skills in the process—by learning how to use design patterns in your code. This book shows you how to apply several object-oriented patterns through simple examples, and demonstrates many of them in full-fledged working applications. Learn how these reusable patterns help you solve complex problems, organize object-oriented code, and revise a big project by only changing small parts. With Learning PHP Design Patterns, you’ll learn how to adopt a more sophisticated programming style and dramatically reduce development time. Learn design pattern concepts, including how to select patterns to handle specific problems Get an overview of object-oriented programming concepts such as composition, encapsulation, polymorphism, and inheritance Apply creational design patterns to create pages dynamically, using a factory method instead of direct instantiation Make changes to existing objects or structure without having to change the original code, using structural design patterns Use behavioral patterns to help objects work together to perform tasks Interact with MySQL, using behavioral patterns such as Proxy and Chain of Responsibility Explore ways to use PHP’s built-in design pattern interfaces
Core PHP Programming
Author: Leon Atkinson, Zeev Suraski
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional
Demonstrates the construction and deployment of robust Web applications, covering syntax, scripts, functions, sorting, searching, parsing, program design, and debugging.
Author: Ewald R. Weibel
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Are animals designed economically? The theory of symmorphosis predicts that the size of the parts in a system must be matched to the overall functional demand. In "Symmorphosis," Ewald Weibel show how animals as different as shrews, pronghorns, dogs, goats--even humans--all develop from essentially the same blueprint by variation of design. This is a hidden beauty of the animal kingdom, which can be uncovered by a rigorous investigation of the quantitative relations of form and function.
PHP 5 Power Programming
Author: Andi Gutmans, Stig Sæther Bakken, Derick Rethans
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Written by the authors of the actual PHP code! The authoritative developer's guide to mastering advanced PHP 5 techniques.
In this comprehensive guide to creating e-commerce website using PHP and MySQL, renowned author Larry Ullman walks you through every step—designing the visual interface, creating the database, presenting content, generating an online catalog, managing the shopping cart, handling the order and the payment process, and fulfilling the order—always with security and best practices emphasized along the way. Even if you’re an experienced web developer, you’re guaranteed to learn something new. The book uses two complete e-commerce site examples, with various features and goals, to present the widest possible range of e-commerce scenarios. This fully updated and expanded second edition includes an additional and new payment processing example, and also reflects the latest changes in PayPal’s options and methodologies. There are new chapters on marketing-related tools to improve the site and sales, on adding functionality via Ajax, and on implementing e-commerce functionality using OOP instead of procedural code. Effortless E-Commerce with PHP and MySQL, Second Edition teaches you how to: Think of the customer first, in order to maximize sales and customer satisfaction Create a safe server environment and database Use secure transactions and prevent common vulnerabilities Incorporate different payment gateways Design scalable sites that are easy to maintain Build administrative interfaces Extend both examples to match the needs of your own sites
Demonstrates the remarkable similarities between Node.js and PHP, and teaches readers how to port an entire PHP web application to Node.js.