PHP Advanced and Object-Oriented Programming: Visual QuickPro Guide

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Peachpit Press, Sep 13, 2012 - Computers - 99998 pages
Readers can take their PHP skills to the next level with this fully revised and updated PHP Advanced: Visual QuickPro Guide, Third Edition! Filled with fourteen chapters of step-by-step content and written by bestselling author and PHP programmer Larry Ullman, this guide teaches specific topics in direct, focused segments, shows how PHP is used in real-world applications. The book teaches developing web applications using advanced PHP techniques and advanced database concepts, and this edition offers several chapters devoted to object-oriented programming and all-new chapters on debugging, testing, and performance and using the Zend framework. Author hosts a popular companion website at, where readers can freely download code used in the book, access a user forum and book updates, and get advice directly from the author.

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Advanced PHP Techniques
Developing Web Applications
Advanced Database Concepts
Basic ObjectOriented Programming
Inheriting Classes
More Advanced
Design Patterns
ExampleCMS with
Working with Sockets
PHP and the Server
Networking with
XML and
Attributes Empty Elements and Entities
Debugging Testing and Performance

Using Existing Classes

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Larry Ullman is a writer, Web and software developer, trainer, instructor, speaker, and consultant. He has written 22 books and numerous articles. His books have sold over 300,000 copies worldwide in more than 20 languages. As his readers, students, and co-workers can attest, Larry's strength is in translating geek into English: converting the technical and arcane into something comprehensible and useful.

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