Take advantage of the improved performance and reduced memory requirements of PHP
version 7, and learn to utilize the new built-in PHP functions and features such as typed variable enforcement with declare(strict_types=1) and the new available data types, scalar type declarations for function arguments and return statements, constant arrays using define(), argument unpacking with the ... operator, integer division with intdiv(), the null coalesce operator, the spaceship operator, new exception types, and improvements to existing features.
Pro PHP and jQuery, Second Edition is for intermediate level programmers interested in building web applications using jQuery
layer using the jQuery framework and APIs.
After reading and using this book, you'll come away having built a fully functional PHP and jQuery web application that you can reapply as a template for your own particular web application.