Taking care to focus solely on those topics that will have the most impact on experienced PHP developers, Pro PHP is written for readers seeking to take their understanding of both PHP and sound software development practices to the next level.
Pro PHP MVC looks at the building blocks that make any good MVC framework, and how they apply to PHP. Covering everything, from the theoretical implications to the practical work of building cohesive packages, this book will lay bare all the secrets of MVC for you.
Pro PHP Security will serve as your complete guide for taking defensive and proactive security measures within your PHP applications. You'll learn about various security measures that will help you prevent attackers from potentially disrupting site operation or destroying data.
PHP programmers need to arm themselves in the race against security risks. Pro PHP Security takes PHP 5.3 as its starting point and solves both traditional and modern security concerns, from SQL injection to mobile security.
The first four chapters introduce the core concepts of XML that you need for proficiency. Next, the book explores using XML and Web Services with PHP5. You'll also find case studies for the most popular web services like Amazon, Google, eBay, and Yahoo.
Pro PHP-GTK acts as both a definitive reference and a hands-on tutorial to the PHP-GTK extension. The book couples the extension's key topics with practical examples to guide you through a real-world project: developing a database-driven client-side inventory manager.
Pro Zend Framework Techniques provides a clear guide to building a custom content management system (CMS) with the Zend Framework, showing how to utilize the many different aspects of the framework as part of the process.
This book will show you exactly how to create fantastic web applications that scale well, utilize databases optimally, and connect to a back-end network using a multi-tiered approach. This book also teaches PHP by coding FTP and e-mail clients, advanced data structures, session management, and secure programming.