Here, you'll find a list of books and courses to help you rapidly grow your web development skills. They'll teach you how to deploy your applications with Docker Compose, how to use some of PHP's best web development frameworks, and how to do more with less code.
Are you tired of hearing how "simple" it is to deploy apps with Docker Compose, because your experience is more one of frustration? Have you read countless blog posts and forum threads that promised to teach you how to deploy apps with Docker Compose, only for one or more essential steps to be missing, outdated, or broken?
Some years back, I was in exactly this position. So, I decided to sit down and figure out the simplest approach to deploying apps with Docker Compose and then to document my findings. This free book and course are the result of what I learned.
Mezzio Essentials teaches the fundamentals of PHP’s leading development framework, the fundamentals that you need to know so that you can begin building applications right away. It’s a practical, hands-on approach which shows you enough of how Mezzio is put together as well as how to use it, while not getting lost in things that aren’t generally necessary.
Want to get started the right way with Zend Framework 2? This book gives you the best start by focusing on the key information you need to know. From views, controllers, actions, modules, and configuration, to the key patterns which underpin Zend Framework 2. This book gets you off to the right start, with a tight focus on what you need to know, packed with best-practices and hands-on tips.
Getting up and running with PHP’s Mezzio framework doesn’t need to be a daunting task. In this course, Mezzio: Getting Started, you’ll learn how to build applications using the Mezzio framework for PHP. First, you’ll get set up and ready to go with the tools that you need. Next, you’ll get an overview of the framework’s core concepts and components. Finally, you’ll learn how to build an increasingly sophisticated application using the framework. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of the Mezzio framework needed to build powerful and robust web-based applications.
SQL is an essential skill in developing modern web applications. This course will teach you how to generate SQL for manipulating schemas and extracting data in an object-oriented, nearly hassle-free manner using the Zend\Db library.
Codebases are becoming ever larger and ever more sophisticated. This leads to greater demands on us, as developers, both to familiarize ourselves with codebases and to be efficient with them. PhpStorm dramatically reduces these demands by providing a large array of features, such as code navigation, intelligent code completion, refactoring, and more. In this course, for Envato Tuts+, you get a rapid introduction to PhpStorm and some of the key features which it offers.
The Slim Framework is an excellent framework for building micro applications in PHP, the kind of app that does one thing, and does it well.
As a result, you'll gain a thorough understanding of how a the Slim Framework app is put together, specifically configuring application settings, dependencies, and routes.
In PHP, we’re all familiar with the foreach, for, do-while, and while looping constructs, which help us quickly and easily iterate over data structures in our applications. But did you know that they’re just the tip of the iceberg, and that you can use these constructs in a much more powerful way?