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.
Read more tutorials and Docker + PHP tips at www.shiphp.com.
Chapter 1. Introduction to Docker
What is Docker?
What can I expect from this book?
Chapter 2. Running a PHP Script in Docker
Introduction to Docker Images
Getting a PHP Docker Image
Getting Code Into a Container
Running our Hello World script in Docker
Chapter 3. Creating a SlimPHP Application
Installing Slim Framework
Stubbing Out Endpoints
Running Our Application for the First Time
More Docker Run Options
Connecting to the MetaWeather API
Chapter 4. Connecting to the Database
Creating a Custom Dockerfile
Building the Image
Running a MySQL Container
Logging into a Running Container
Retaining Data in Our Database Container
Creating a Database Table
Saving to the Database from our PHP Application
Linking the PHP Container
Managing Environmental Variables
Chapter 5. Next Steps
About the Author
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