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Clean Code in PHP

By : Carsten Windler, Alexandre Daubois
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Book Image

Clean Code in PHP

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By: Carsten Windler, Alexandre Daubois

Overview of this book

PHP is a beginner-friendly language, but also one that is rife with complaints of bad code,;yet no clean code books are specific to PHP. Enter Clean Code in PHP. This book is a one-stop guide to learning the theory and best practices of clean code specific to real-world PHP app development environments. This PHP book is cleanly split to help you navigate through coding practices and theories to understand and adopt the nuances of the clean code paradigm. In addition to covering best practices, tooling for code quality, and PHP design patterns, this book also presents tips and techniques for working on large-scale PHP apps with a team and writing effective documentation for your PHP projects. By the end of this book, you’ll be able to write human-friendly PHP code, which will fuel your PHP career growth and set you apart from the competition.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Part 1 – Introducing Clean Code
Part 2 – Maintaining Code Quality

Organizing PHP Quality Tools

In the last two chapters, you learned a lot about quality metrics and how to measure them. There will surely be a couple of tools you would like to use in your future work environment, and these tools work best if they are seamlessly integrated so that you don’t even have to think about using them anymore.

Therefore, in this chapter, we will show you how you can organize these tools in a way that they will be the most productive and helpful in your daily work. This includes the following topics:

  • Installing code quality tools using Composer
  • Installing code quality tools as phar files
  • Managing phar files using the PHAR Installation and Verification Environment (Phive)