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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)
1
Part 1 – Introducing Clean Code
8
Part 2 – Maintaining Code Quality

To get the most out of this book

You will need PHP 8.0 or above installed on your computer. All code samples have been tested using PHP 8.1 on Linux and macOS. With little adjustments, they should work on Windows too, depending on your setup.

Software/hardware covered in the book

Operating system requirements

PHP 8.0 and above

Linux, macOS, or Windows

To follow all chapters, you will also need to install Composer. You will find more information about it in Chapter 9, Organizing PHP Quality Tools, or at https://getcomposer.org.

If you are using the digital version of this book, we advise you to type the code yourself or access the code from the book’s GitHub repository (a link is available in the next section). Doing so will help you avoid any potential errors related to the copying and pasting of code.