<?php
$db = connect_mysql('192.168.1.1', 'root' , 'secretPassword123' );
$item = get_mysql_data('SELECT * FROM my_table WHERE id=
' . $_GET['id']);
?>
<html>
    <head>
        <title><?php echo $item['title'];?></title>
    </head>

    <body>
        <table>
<?php
$users = get_mysql_data('SELECT * FROM users WHERE bla = '.$item[ 'id2'] );
?>
            <?php for($i=0; $i< count($users);$i++){ ?>
                <tr><td><?php echo $users[$i]['username'] ?></td></tr>
            <?php } ?>
        </table>

    </body>
</html>
 
 <?php

namespace Orim\Payment\Models;

use Orim\Payment\Interfaces\PaymentInterface;

class CreditCard implements PaymentInterface
{
/*
* Some comment
*/
protected $veryImportantDependency;

public function __construct ( $dependency ){
$this->veryImportantDependecy = $dependecy;
}

public function doSomething(){
...
}

private function calculateSomething(){
...
}

}


?>

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>My Webpage</title>
    </head>
    <body>
        <ul id="navigation">
        {% for item in navigation %}
            <li><a href="{{ item.href }}">{{ item.caption }}</a></li>
        {% endfor %}
        </ul>

        <h1>My Webpage</h1>
        {{ a_variable }}
    </body>
</html>
Example taken from Twig
 (http://twig.sensiolabs.org/doc/templates.html)

{% extends "base.html" %}
{% block navigation %}
    <ul id="navigation">
    {% for item in navigation %}
        <li>
            <a href="{{ item.href }}">
                {% if 2 == item.level %}&nbsp;&nbsp;{% endif %}
                {{ item.caption|upper }}
            </a>
        </li>
    {% endfor %}
    </ul>
{% endblock navigation %}
Example from Wikipedia about Twig
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twig_%28template_engine%29)


PHP Renaissance



Miro Svrtan

@msvrtan

About me


PHP developer (14~15 years)

Working as Njuskalo.hr Technical Analyst


In spare time

one of ZgPHP organizers

& one of WebCamp Zagreb organizers

PHP_version_milestones


PHP 1 - 1995

PHP 3 - 1998 - popularity gained

PHP 4 - 2000 - wannabe objectz

PHP 5 - 2004 - OO support

PHP 5.3 - 2009

PHP 5.4 - 2012

PHP 5.5 - 2013

PHP 6 - Never ever ever??




JavaScript

VoxPopuli


Have you used PHP before but switched?


Only vanilla PHP?


Used some inhouse/self built  library/framework?


Used some community driven fw?


Competition


Headstart


1 Language ~ 1 framework



Diversity


CakePHP

CodeIgniter

Kohana

Laravel

Phalcon

Silex

Symfony 1 & 2

Yii

Zend 1 & 2

... and many more ...

Stats by Google Trends 2012



Taken from webcoderpro.com

Stats by jobs


Taken from php.dzone.com

Comparison



PHP vs Django/RoR


Yes Django wins.


Yep you guessed RoR wins.


Wrong comparisons ...


STOP




Pro's & Con's

Con #1: Legacy code


i.e. Mantis Bug Tracker

first commit


Fighting some old & dirty legacy code in RL :(

Con #2: Easy to start


Let's you shoot yourself in the foot


Beginners hacking away






Con #3: Language inconsistency


underscores: isset vs is_null

abbreviations: call_user_func vs create_function

parameter orders: in_array($needle, $haystack) vs strpos($haystack, $needle)

Pro #1: RTFM



Great resource manual for almost every function/method on php.net


Years of community effort filled with examples and suggestions

Pro #2: Easy to start


Yep it is pro too


You can see results of your work in minutes


Cheap & widely available hosting

Pro #3: Evolving constantly


language

projects

libraries/frameworks

community

Pro #4: Community


large user and speaker base


numerous conferences


ZgPHP monthly meetups


ZgPHP conference





New generation

Next generation better name?

Maybe "New kids on the block"?


How ever we will call them..



clean and modular, OO and MVC frameworks

coding format standardization

package managment

Composer - Package & dependency manager  



easy to use


slows down reinventing the wheel


improves code re-usability


supports git repos directly

 Packagist - package repository




Frameworks


Zend 2


Symfony2


Laravel 4


Silex


Phalcon

Twig



Templating engine 



Inspiriran Jinjom i Django templatesima



Ali PHP je templating engine...

Framework Interoperability Group



community organization


29 member projects


suggested PSR-* coding standards



PSR


controversial due to language fragmentation


PSR-0 file/class folder structure

PSR-1 & PSR-2 basic coding standard

PSR-3 logging interface standard

PHAR


similar to JAR


packs whole application in one file


easy distribution


Composer, PHP Unit, PHP CodeSniffer, Behat...

Hosting


Shared


VPS


Dedicated servers


Cloud


Heroku


Google App Engine


Azure


and many many more ....

In the wild


GitHub


Travis CI


Vagrant

Github user comparison

Github repo comparison


Travis CI (12/2012!)


Moar numbers




Even moar numbers


Regional PHP usage

Top 10 by reach, Gemius Audience



Croatia TOP 10 

5


Serbia TOP 10

9



Regional PHP usage (2)

Top 10 by reach, Gemius Audience



Bosnia & Herzegovina TOP 10

10


Slovenia TOP 10

7





Questions?



Thank you!




@msvrtan


www.mirosvrtan.me


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