Learn how to load, extract, and manipulate data from XML documents with the SimpleXML extension for PHP.
Shows how OOP techniques can streamline database queries, help manage sessions, and simplify user logins.
Introduces the six most popular PHP frameworks—Zend, Symfony, CodeIgniter, CakePHP, Yii, and Laravel—and helps you make the right choice for your app development project.
Learn to use the intricate and sometimes underused capabilities of PHP's date and time functions to create, format, calculate, and compare dates and times.
Write better PHP code by following these popular (and time-tested) design patterns.
Learn everything you need to know to build applications with Laravel. These Laravel tutorials cover the finer points of this standout PHP framework: routing and filtering requests, working with layout templates, and integrating databases.
Learn how to reinforce your test-driven development (TDD) process by unit testing code with PHPUnit.
Build PHP applications the modern way with Symfony2, a popular PHP MVC framework.
Learn how to access and manipulate databases using the object-oriented PHP extensions PDO and MySQLi.
Learn how to export data from a database with PHP in a variety of formats, including: rich text, CSV, Excel, Word, OpenOffice spreadsheets and documents, and even XML.
Develop a PHP class that requires only a few lines of code to handle single- and multi-file uploads both flexibly and securely.
Speed up your development with CakePHP, a popular open-source framework for developing PHP-based web applications.
Speed up your development with CodeIgniter, a fast and powerful PHP web application framework.
Use PEAR, PECL, and Composer to incorporate modular, reusable code in your PHP applications.
Demonstrates how to leverage PHP's built-in tools, as well as the Xdebug and Firebug extensions and FirePHP library to improve the quality of your code and reduce troubleshooting overhead.
Shows how to install the latest version of PHP, the popular web application server, and reviews the performance enhancements and language improvements in the 5.4 release.