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Advanced Guide to PHP on IBM i

Kevin Schroeder


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  • Working through many of the concepts and skills needed by intermediate and advanced PHP developers, this book is designed to help good PHP developers become indispensable ones. In it, Kevin Schroeder--co-author of the popular IBM i Programmer's Guide to PHP--moves beyond the basics to help you master essential PHP topics such as debugging, test-driven development, web-based development, advanced object-oriented programming, and web security. He also provides an in-depth look at the new PHP Toolkit for IBM i provided by Zend Technologies.

    While the book contains several touch points to the IBM i operating system, many of its concepts are ones that even general PHP developers should know.

    If The IBM i Programmer's Guide to PHP left you anxious to learn more about this simple yet powerful business application language, then Advanced Guide to PHP on IBM i should be next on your reading list. Don't delay; get started today on building your understanding and skill level with this example-packed, accessible book.

    Upon completion of Advanced Guide to PHP on IBM i, you will be able to:

    • Use the described principles as a basis for architecting complex applications
    • Build web services according to the best standards currently available
    • Significantly reduce the time spent discovering and fixing code errors
    • Design architectures that are testable and predictable
    • Build secure applications by protecting yourself against most known attacks
    • Avoid and prepare for common performance issues
    • Understand how you can best use the IBM i Toolkit
  • Kevin Schroeder is a member of the Zend Certification Advisory Board and a Magento Certified Developer Plus. This is his third book on PHP. Follow him on Twitter as @kpschrade and on his blog at

  • Item Number: 5149
    Author Name: Kevin Schroeder
    Publication Date: April 1, 2014
    Edition: First
    Pages: 336
    ISBN-10: 158347384X
    ISBN-13: 9781583473849
    Format: Paperback
    Product Dimensions: 7 x 1 x 9 inches
    Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
    Language: English

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