PHP Master: Write Cutting-edge Code

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PHP Master: Write Cutting-edge Code

Published October 2011

Sure-fire PHP techniques to take your skills to the next level!

PHP Master: Write Cutting-edge Code is tailor-made for PHP developers who are serious about refining their server-side applications. This book will help you to employ the most effective object oriented programming approaches, wrap your projects in layers of security, and ensure your code is doing its job perfectly.

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What you'll learn

  • Create professional, dynamic applications according to an object-oriented blueprint - and make your code and applications easier to maintain.
  • Learn advanced performance evaluation techniques to maximize your sites’ efficiency
  • Protect your sites against attacks and vulnerabilities with the latest security considerations, techniques, and systems
  • Learn to use PHP’s APIs, extensions, and libraries to extend your application’s functionality
  • PDF, EPUB, MOBI 400 pg
Meet your author
Lorna Mitchell

Lorna is a PHP consultant. She specializes in working with data and APIs. Lorna is active in the PHP community, leading the open source project, and speaking at conferences, she also blogs regularly on her own site.

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Davey Shafik

Davey Shafik has been working with PHP and the LAMP stack, as well as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for over a decade. With several books, articles, and conference appearances, he enjoys teaching others any way he can.

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Matthew Turland

Matthew Turland has been using PHP since 2002. He is a Zend Certified Engineer in PHP 5 and Zend Framework. He's also been a speaker at several events and enjoys contributing to open source PHP projects as well as blogging.


  1. Object Oriented Programming
  2. Databases
  3. APIs
  4. Design Patterns
  5. Security
  6. Performance
  7. Automated Testing
  8. Quality Assurance

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