Lumen Programming Guide

Lumen Programming Guide
Lumen Programming Guide is published by in September 2016. This book has 247 pages in English, ISBN-13 978-1484221860.

Learn to write test-driven microservices, REST APIs, and web service APIs with PHP using the Lumen micro-framework, from the now popular Laravel family. This book shows you how testing APIs can help you write bullet-proof web application services and microservices.

In the Lumen Programming Guide you will learn how to use Lumen―a micro-framework by Laravel―to write bullet-proof APIs. Lumen helps you write productive, maintainable APIs using modern application design. You will learn how to write fully-tested APIs and understand essential Lumen concepts used to build a solid foundation for writing API projects.

What You Will Learn
  • Maintain your API’s database structure through built-in database migrations
  • Write tests with factory data in a test database
  • Respond with consistent data output in JSON
  • Deal with PHP exceptions by using JSON responses
  • Create, read, update, and delete REST resources
  • Represent model associations in API responses
  • Build a solid foundation for writing tests with PHPUnit and Mockery
  • Validate data
Who This Book Is For
PHP developers with no Laravel experience. Only a basic understanding of HTTP and writing PHP applications is needed to get started.

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