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PHP in Action

Objects, Design, Agility

To keep programming productive and enjoyable, state-of-the-art practices andprinciples are essential. Object-oriented programming and design help managecomplexity by keeping components cleanly separated. Unit testing helps preventendless, exhausting debugging sessions. Refactoring keeps code supple andreadable. PHP offers all this-and more.

PHP in Action shows you how to apply PHP techniques and principles to all themost common challenges of web programming, including:

  • Web presentation and templates
  • User interaction including the Model-View-Contoller architecture
  • Input validation and form handling
  • Database connection and querying and abstraction
  • Object persistence

Purchase of the print book comes with an offer of a free PDF, ePub, and Kindle eBook from Manning. Also available is all code from the book.

Dagfinn Reiersol has been designing and developing web applications, web content mining software, web programming tools, and text analysis programs, mostly in PHP, since 1997. He also has a long history as a technical writer of software manuals. He lives in Oslo, Norway.