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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


We hope that, after reading this chapter, you are as convinced as we are that CI is extremely helpful and thus a must-have tool in your toolbox. We explained the necessary terms around this topic as well as the different stages of a pipeline, not only in theory but also in practice, by building a simple but working pipeline using GitHub Actions. Finally, we gave you an outlook on CD.

You now have a great foundation of knowledge and tools to write great PHP code. Of course, learning never stops, and there is so much more knowledge out there for you to discover that we could not fit into this book.

If you made developing PHP software your profession, then you usually work in teams of developers. And even if you are maintaining your own open source project, you will interact with others—for example, when they submit changes to your code. CI is an important building block, but not the only thing you need to consider for a successful team setup.

For us, this topic...