The third edition of the popular Zend PHP 5 Certification Study Guide, edited and produced by php[architect], provides the most comprehensive and thorough preparation tool for developers who wish to take the exam. Zend Certification is an industry recognized benchmark used to validate PHP expertise as well as an indication of a developer who is committed to mastering their craft and dedicated to being a professional programmer. This edition adds 3 new chapters, and over 80 pages of new content, covering new features added in PHP 5.3, 5.4, and 5.5 including namespaces, traits, variadics, generators, closures, and callbacks. The book is updated to provide a discussion of modern, best-practices when dealing with PHP variables & types, arrays, strings, databases, object-oriented programming and patterns, web security, XML, web services, and more. Revised by PHP professional and Zend Certified PHP 5 Engineer Davey Shafik, this edition is sure to be not just a useful study guide but also a go to reference for PHP programmers everywhere.
Author: Davey Shafik