Building Your First PHP Application with Docker
Building Your First PHP Application with Docker
Building Your First PHP Application with Docker

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Completed on 2018-01-07

About the Book

Docker has quickly become the container engine of choice, and it may be replacing a virtual machine near you soon. This book offers a step-by-step guide to walk you through building your first real PHP web application using Docker while explaining the basics of the platform along the way.

The application we build in this eBook will do many of the key things web developers need to do on a daily basis, including:

  • Installing dependencies using Composer.
  • Getting data from a third-party API.
  • Saving data to a MySQL database.
  • Using a web framework (SlimPHP) for routing.
  • Storing environmental variables securely.
  • And much more.

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About the Author

Karl Hughes
Karl Hughes

Karl Hughes has been building web applications for education technology companies since 2011. He went to the University of Tennessee and graduated with a major in Mechanical Engineering, a minor in Business Administration, and a passion for writing both prose and software.

In addition to blogging at and he has contributed to Codeship’s Blog, php[architect] magazine, and regularly speaks at meetups and conferences. He currently lives in Chicago and works as the Chief Technology Officer at The Graide Network.

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