In this chapter, we discussed the importance of standards and guidelines. Coding standards help you to align with fellow developers on how the code should be formatted, and you learned about existing standards worth adopting.
Coding guidelines help your team to align on how to write software. Although these guidelines are highly individual for each team, we provided you with a good set of examples and best practices to build your team’s guidelines. With code reviews, you also know how to keep the quality up.
Finally, we introduced you to the world of design patterns. We are confident that knowing at least a good part of these patterns will help you to design and write high-quality code together with your team members. There is much more to explore on this topic, and you will find links to some great sources at the end of this chapter.
This almost ends our exciting journey through the many aspects of clean code in PHP. We are sure you now want to use all your...