Monday, April 22, 2019

Understanding the SOLID principles of software engineering

1. Introduction Software engineering is a combination of art and science. In this article, we will understand the most basic and essential software design principle: SOLID, which is an acronym for five different principles given by Robert C. Martin. He...

Create a composer package and list on packagist

1. Introduction In software engineering and development, things change very quickly. We need to move forward and keep ourselves and our code up to date. Software development mostly revolves around code re-use because there is no point in writing login-signup...

Hello world in Laravel

1. Introduction In this article, we are starting to learn about Laravel. Laravel is one of the most famous PHP Framework as well as the most-starred PHP framework on GitHub. This article follows the Laravel 5.5 LTS version. Taylor Otwell...

Handling PHP Errors and Exceptions

1. Introduction In this article in this series will learn how we can handle errors and exceptions that occur when our PHP code is executed. We will learn about different types of errors and exceptions in PHP, how we can use...

Databases and working with MySQL

1. Introduction In this article, we are learning about databases and how we can connect to databases using PHP programs. Databases are used as information storage components in software systems. We can connect to databases using different technologies and programming language. Let's...

PHP, HTTP, and the web

1. Introduction The majority of our web works on a client-server model which is governed by the HTTP protocol. In this article, we are having an introductory look on HTTP protocol and different capabilities of PHP related to HTTP. Also,...

Looping around in PHP

1. Introduction In this article in the series, we are learning about different types of loops. Loops are programming constructs that can be used to repeat a particular task, or in other words, we can say loops are used to...

Fun with conditional logic

1. Introduction In this article, we are learning about the different programming constructs that can help us in implementing conditions and to branch the execution of our programs logically. We will learn about if-else construct, switch statements and ternary operator....

Operators in PHP

1. Introduction Operators allow us to perform certain operations with values, arrays, and variables. There are several different types of operators. In PHP 7, two new operators were introduced - null coalescing and spaceship operator. We have covered them as well....

String manipulation in PHP

1. Introduction In the last article in this series, we learned about arrays. In this article, we will learn about strings in PHP. String is a collection or sequence of characters. "Bootsity" is an example of string. Now, let's learn...
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