Staying on the Cutting Edge of PHP Just Got Easier!

Mick Gibson

PHP is the most pervasive server-side programming language in the world. It drives:

  • 77% of all database-driven sites.
  •, and
  • many millions of other sites
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The resulting billions of lines of PHP code all needs to be consistently maintained, improved, and future-proofed, For 100,000s of PHP web developers, this can pose questions such as:

  • How can I better structure my PHP code?
  • How do I keep my application safe?
  • How can I make my application do more?

Like anything in life, it’s easy to get by with just doing enough. However, it’s hardly a recipe for ongoing success!

Savvy PHP web developers can now keep ahead of the game and ensure that their PHP code is safe, secure, and well-structured for the future with the latest release from SitePoint:

PHP MASTER: Write Cutting-Edge Code
PHP Master: Write Cutting-edge Code
by Lorna Mitchell, Davey Shafik, and Matthew Turland

With this book, you’ll learn to:

  • Employ the latest and most effective object oriented PHP programming techniques
  • Utilize the best testing methods to refine your code and keep applications watertight
  • Protect applications against attacks and vulnerabilities with the latest security systems
  • Use advanced performance evaluation techniques to gain maximum site efficiency
  • Extend your applications’ functionality by using PHP’s APIs and libraries

All these topics and more are beautifully presented and explained in this new book of 400+ pages. If you’re interested, you can either

With PHP Master, web developers can sharpen their PHP skills and remain on the cutting edge of web technology.