631 PHP developers in 185 agencies found

IR
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Updated: 18 Apr 2019
DO
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Updated: 18 Apr 2019
VB
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Updated: 18 Apr 2019
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Oleh S.
Full-Stack Developer
I am a skilled Middle Full-Stack Developer with extensive working experience in web-applications development. Have a strong expertize in .Net, C#, ASP.NET, Javascript, Angular, PHP and others. I ha...
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Updated: 08 Apr 2019
MT
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Updated: 18 Apr 2019
YB
Senior PHP Developer
I am web developer at ISS Art, LLC. I have 9 years experience in developing web applications using: PHP, JavaScript, HTML/XHTML, CSS, MySQL. I work with the following Frameworks: PHP: Zend Fram...
1 Project completed
GMT+6 Asia Central
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Updated: 19 Apr 2019
Full-stack developer (PHP, JavaScript, RoR, Java) with 7+ years of experience
Being a member of Extrawest team for more than 7 years, Vadim has represented himself as a professional developer. Within this period of time he has been working on several projects connected with...
9 Projects completed
GMT West Europe
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Updated: 16 Apr 2019
KM
Senior PHP Developer with 6+ years of WordPress expertise
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Updated: 17 Apr 2019
SU
Full-Stack Enginner
- Experience in full stack web development (front end, back end) - Experience in analysis requirements and development planning - Able to learn new technologies quickly and efficiently - Able to wo...
1 Project completed
GMT West Europe
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Updated: 18 Apr 2019
NR
JavaScript (React, Angular, Node) and PHP (Laravel) developer
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Updated: 21 Apr 2019
PHP Developer with over Over 50 projects developed and supported and extensive experience in outsourcing web development.
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Updated: 16 Apr 2019

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PHP

Interviewing a PHP Developer: A Survival Guide

PHP is a back-end scripting language that was designed and built exclusively for the web. Companies that produce applications for Facebook and WordPress are in constant need of PHP developers because Facebook and WordPress are PHP-based. Besides, many websites still use PHP as a core language, despite the fact that it is considered a bit “old school” nowadays. PHP is chosen for its transparency, modern frameworks, and ease of use as compared to other server-side languages.

However, please note that you should be extremely attentive when you decided to hire PHP developers. The reason is that PHP is very easy to learn; therefore, today’s market is full of PHP programmers who write low-quality code. In this article, we are going to outline the key technical skills that should be considered during the interview.

How to Identify a Qualified PHP Programmer

A qualified PHP programmer should be able to demonstrate the following tech skills:

  • Front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. The PHP code is tightly integrated with the front-end, so it is crucial to know it as well.
  • Database basics. Familiarity with databases is needed to integrate PHP with database management tools, such as MySQL, Oracle, MongoDB, etc.
  • PHP frameworks and libraries. It is important to have solid knowledge of PHP frameworks and libraries, such as Zend, Laravel, CodeIgniter, Yii, etc.
  • Servers. PHP development typically takes place on Linux platforms with Apache server, so an understanding of these technologies is also vital skills for PHP developers.
  • Security. Though PHP is a secure language because of isolated requests in Apache that prevents “bad requests”, there can still be vulnerabilities in the software with which it is integrated. Therefore, a rockstar PHP developer should be aware of possible security issues in the code, such as SQL Injection, XSS, and CSRF.
  • CMS frameworks, such as WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal.
  • E-commerce platforms, such as Magento or Zen Cart.
  • Principles of object-oriented programming (OOP).
  • Understanding of the fully synchronous behaviour of PHP.
  • Understanding of MVC design patterns.
  • Understanding of RESTful API and data formats, such as JSON and/or XML.
  • Familiarity with the limitations of PHP as a platform and possible workarounds, its other versions such as PHP 6 that was never officially released.

Check out some of the PHP developer portfolio available on YouTeam. Compare PHP developer rates and find the developer with the most relevant expertise. We hope that questions on these skills will help you spot qualified PHP coders for hire who will be a valuable addition to your dream team.