Highlights of PHP 5 Objects, Patterns, and Practice:
â¢ Discusses effective object-oriented programming concepts, including class design, class inspection and features such as the Reflection API, and advanced topics such as interfaces and class abstraction
â¢ Dissects design patterns, from principle to generation to commands
â¢ Explains PHP 5 best practices, including using PEAR, phpDocumentor, CVS, and Phing
According to Zandstra, âThis is a book about object-oriented design and programming. It is also about tools for managing a codebase from collaboration through to deploymentâ¦. The objective is to build systems that achieve their objectives and lend themselves well to ongoing collaborative developmentâ¦. A secondary objective lies in the aesthetics of software systemsâ¦. Just as we want clean and clever code, we want a codebase that is designed well for developers and users alike. The mechanics of sharing, reading, and deploying the project should be as important as the code itself.â
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MATT ZANDSTRA has worked as a Web programmer, consultant, and writer for a decade, and has been an object evangelist for most of that time. Zandstra has written articles for Linux Magazine and Zend.com, and is the author of SAMS Teach Yourself PHP in 24 Hours (three editions) and a contributor to DHTML Unleashed. He works primarily with PHP, Perl, and Java, building online applications. He is an engineer at Yahoo! in London and lives in Brighton with his family.
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PHP 5 Objects, Patterns, and Practice
Published 27 December 2004 * ISBN: 1-59059-380-4 * $39.99 * 438 pages"