PHP 7 Quick Scripting Reference, Second Edition

Book description

This pocket reference guide has been updated with the new PHP 7.0 release. It is a condensed, code-rich scripting and syntax handbook for the PHP scripting language. PHP 7 Quick Scripting Reference presents the essential PHP script in a well-organized format.

You won't find any technical jargon, bloated samples, drawn out history lessons or witty stories in this book. What you will find is a Web scripting language reference that is concise, to the point and highly accessible. The book is packed with useful information and is a must-have for any PHP programmer or Web developer.

In it, you will find a concise reference to the PHP 7 scripting language syntax. It includes short, simple and focused code examples and a well laid out table of contents and a comprehensive index allowing easy review.

What you'll learn

  • Discover what is new in PHP 7 and how to get started with it

  • Work with variables, operators, strings, arrays, conditionals, loops and other language constructs

  • Group and reuse code with functions, methods and namespaces

  • Use object-oriented features such as classes, inheritance, abstract classes and interfaces

  • Import files and retrieve user data

  • Make use of type declarations and type conversions

  • Test variables, create references and use overloading methods

  • Store user data with cookies and sessions

  • Deal with errors through error handling, exception handling and assertions

Who this book is for

Experienced PHP programmers and web developers, who may be new to PHP.

Product information

  • Title: PHP 7 Quick Scripting Reference, Second Edition
  • Author(s): Mikael Olsson
  • Release date: May 2016
  • Publisher(s): Apress
  • ISBN: 9781484219225