Books: 5

Symfony

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KEY FEATURES * Develop an interesting multiplayer browser game written in RxJS and re-implement it using RxPHP * Enhance existing reactive applications by building a CLI tool combining Symfony Console * Implement Gearman and Rabbit MQ for asynchronous communication BOOK DESCRIPTION Reactive Programming more » helps us write code that is concise, clear, and readable. Combining the power of reactive programming and PHP, one of the most widely used languages, will enable you to create web applications more pragmatically. PHP Reactive Programming will teach you the benefits of reactive programming via real-world examples with a hands-on approach. You will create multiple projects showing RxPHP in action alone and in combination with other libraries. The book starts with a brief introduction to reactive programming , clearly explaining the importance of building reactive applications. You will use the RxPHP library, built a reddit CLI using it, and also re-implement the Symfony3 Event Dispatcher with RxPHP. You will learn how to test your RxPHP code by writing unit tests. Moving on to more interesting aspects, you will implement a web socket backend by developing a browser game. You will learn to implement quite complex reactive systems while avoiding pitfalls such as circular dependencies by moving the RxJS logic from the frontend to the backend. The book will then focus on writing extendable RxPHP code by developing a code testing tool and also cover Using RxPHP on both the server and client side of the application. With a concluding chapter on reactive programming practices in other languages, this book will serve as a complete guide for you to start writing reactive applications in PHP. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN * How to work with the RxPHP library and see what it offers via many examples * Use the RxPHP library in combination with Symfony Console * The different approaches to using Symfony3's Event Dispatcher component * Test your reactive PHP code using PHPUnit * Analyze PHP source code and apply a custom set of rules by building a CLI tool « less
2017
Optimize, audit, and customize web applications with Symfony
Symfony is a high performance PHP framework for developing MVC web applications. Symfony1 allowed for ease of use but its shortcoming was the difficulty of extending it. However, this difficulty has now been eradicated by the more powerful and extensible Symfony2. Information on more advanced techniques more » for extending Symfony can be difficult to find, so you need one resource that contains the advanced features in a way you can understand. This tutorial offers solutions to all your Symfony extension problems. You will get to grips with all the extension points that Symfony, Twig, and Doctrine offer and understand how each of them can be specifically leveraged to achieve cleaner, better structured, and re-usable code for your application. « less
2014
Writing healthy, reusable Symfony2 code
I've written A Year With Symfony for you, a developer who will work with Symfony2 for more than a month (and probably more than a year). You may have started reading your way through the official documentation ("The Book"), the cookbook, some blogs, or an online tutorial. You know now how to create a more » Symfony2 application, with routing, controllers, entities or documents, Twig templates and maybe some unit tests. But after these basic steps, some concerns will raise about... * The reusability of your code - How should you structure your code to make it reusable in a future project? Or even in the same project, but with a different view or in a console command? * The quality of the internal API you have knowingly or unknowingly created - What can you do to ensure that your team members will understand your code, and will use it in the way it was meant to be used? How can you make your code flexible enough to be used in situations resembling the one you wrote it for? * The level of security of your application - Symfony2 and Doctrine seem to automatically make you invulnerable for well-known attacks on your web application, like XSS, CSRF and SQL injection attacks. But can you completely rely on the framework? And what steps should you take to fix some of the remaining issues? * The inner workings of Symfony2 - When you take one step further from creating just controllers and views, you will soon need to know more about the HttpKernel which is the heart of a Symfony2 application. How does it know what controller should be used, and which template? And how can you override any decision that's made while handling a request? « less
2013
Design, develop, and deploy feature-rich, high-performace PHP web applications using the Symfony framework
With its flexible architecture, the Symfony framework allows you to build modern web applications and web services easily and rapidly. The MVC components separate the logic from the user interface and therefore make developing, changing, and testing your applications much faster. Using Symfony you can more » minimize repetitive coding tasks, optimize performance, and easily integrate with other libraries and frameworks. Although this framework contains with many powerful features, most developers do not exploit Symfony to its full potential. This book makes it easy to get started and produce a powerful and professional-looking web site utilizing the many features of Symfony. Taking you through a real-life application, it covers all major Symfony framework features without pushing you into too much theoretical detail, as well as throwing some light on the best practices for rapid application development. This book takes you through detailed examples as well as covering the foundations that you will need to get the most out of the Symfony framework. You will learn to shorten the development time of your complex applications and maintain them with ease. You will create several useful plug-ins and add them to your application and automate common tasks. The book also covers best practices and discussions on security and optimization. You will learn to utilize all major features of this framework by implementing them in your application. « less
2009
Build professional PHP-driven websites faster with the popular symfony framework
This book, authored by project and documentation leads Fabien Potencier and Fran├žois Zaninotto, serves as a complete guide to all aspects of Symfony. Readers are guided through fundamental concepts such as installation, configuration, and security, followed by thorough discussion of advanced concepts more » such as scaffolding, routing, caching, and internationalization. Bundled with numerous tools for helping document, debug, and test your applications, and developed in a manner encouraging agile development principles, Symfony is sparking the imagination of thousands of developers around the globe. « less
2007