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PHP Programming

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Offer ends 20 September 2021
Study method
Online, self-paced
No formal qualification
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  • Tutor is available to students
  • Certificate of completion available and is included in the price

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This course covers all the fundamental core concepts needed to get started quickly with PHP. Learn and practice the code presented within the course to discover what you can do with PHP. PHP is one of the most popular programming languages today. By starting this course today, you will have the knowledge about basic PHP programming

Benefits of taking this course include:

  • Unlimited and lifetime access to the course
  • Learn the course at your own pace
  • Course can be accessed on any platform
  • 24/7 Customer support

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Fast paced course perfect for beginners to learn the basics of writing PHP code. Learn about variables, loops, functions, conditional statements and a whole lot more. All the source code is included to get you started quickly.

Explore PHP coding learning the basic syntax used to write PHP applications. Find out more about PHP how it works and how it can be used to write applications.

This course is designed for beginners, it will walk you through learning the very basics of PHP coding.

Learn about how to setup a PHP environment to prepare to write your first PHP code
How to apply comments within the source code
How to output PHP values for web users
Explore how variables work within PHP
What arrays are and how they can be used to hold value
See how operators can manipulate variables values and can be used to make your code dynamic
Discover the power of conditional statements
Learn how loops can be used and the different ways of setting up loops
Find out more about functions and how they can help write code better.
The Source code is included, as well as links to resources and information about the setup of resources. This course will help you get started with PHP and by the end of the course, you will be creating your own PHP applications.

The course covers all the fundamental core concepts needed to get started quickly with PHP. Learn and practice the code presented within the course to discover what you can do with PHP. PHP is one of the most popular programming languages today. PHP is flexible and allows the developer an easy to learn programming language that can be very powerful.

PHP is everywhere and learning more about how to code using PHP is an in demand skill. I’m here to help you learn about PHP and ready to answer any questions you may have. Start coding PHP, let me show you how.

The PHP Programming course will cover the following topics:

Topic 1 - Getting Started With PHP Coding

  • PHP Summary
  • Course PHP Introduction
  • What Is PHP
  • Setting Up Localhost
  • My Environment And Editor Setup

Topic 2 - Writing PHP Code

  • PHP’s Configuration First Code
  • PHP Code Commenting
  • How To Create Output
  • Source Code 1
  • Introduction To Variables
  • PHP Variable Types
  • Source Code 2
  • Working With Arrays PHP
  • Source Code 3
  • PHP Object Quick Overview
  • Source Code 4
  • PHP Constants
  • Source Code 5
  • Arithmetical Operators
  • PHP Assignment Operators
  • Source Code 6
  • PHP Conditional Statements
  • PHP Switch Statements
  • Source Code 7
  • PHP Logical Operators
  • PHP Ternary Operator
  • PHP String Operators
  • Source Code 8
  • PHP Loops
  • Source Code 9
  • PHP functions
  • Source Code 10
  • PHP Conclusion

Topic 3 - PHP coding in action

  • PHP Output Into HTML Pages
  • Source Code PHP In HTML
  • Output Options For PHP
  • PHP Types
  • PHP Reference Values
  • PHP Variable Information And Type
  • Trouble Shooting PHP
  • Include Versus Require
  • Source Code 11
  • Server Variables
  • PHP Delete And Destroy
  • PHP Arrays
  • Lesson Source Code 1
  • PHP Variable Check
  • PHP String Functions
  • PHP String Functions Implode And Explode
  • Lesson Source Code 2

Topic 4 - PHP And MySQL Databases

  • Prepare For Database Connection
  • Setup Connection To Database
  • Creating A New Database
  • Creating A Database Table
  • PHP Insert In Database
  • PHP MySQL Select Options
  • PHP Delete From Database
  • Procedural Source Code
  • Create Database Object Method
  • Creating A Table In A Database PHP MySQL
  • PHP MySQL Insert And Multi Insert
  • PHP Select Database Values
  • PHP Delete Row From MySQL
  • Source Code Object Connections

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for anyone who is interested in learning about basic PHP programming.


No prior knowledge is required to take this course.

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