PHP with MySQL Essential Training

PHP is a popular, reliable programming language at the foundation of many smart, data-driven websites. This comprehensive course from Kevin Skoglund helps developers learn the basics of PHP (including variables, logical expressions, loops, and functions), understand how to connect PHP to a MySQL database, and gain experience developing a complete web application with site navigation, form validation, and a password-protected admin area. Kevin also covers the basic CRUD routines for updating a database, debugging techniques, and usable user interfaces. Along the way, he provides practical advice, offers examples of best practices, and demonstrates refactoring techniques to improve existing code.

Topics include:

  • What is PHP?
  • Installing and configuring PHP and MySQL
  • Exploring data types
  • Controlling code with logical expressions and loops
  • Using PHP's built-in functions
  • Writing custom functions
  • Building dynamic webpages
  • Working with forms and form data
  • Using cookies and sessions to store data
  • Connecting to MySQL with PHP
  • Creating and editing database records
  • Building a content management system
  • Adding user authentication

Did you know...?

#1: Easy to Learn
Compared to other web languages that require a bit of study, PHP does not require one to spend a lot of time researching a manual. Thanks to the syntax being logical and command functions describing exactly what they do, one can easily get right to the part of creating and optimizing the application. To build applications which is fast, reliable and easy to understand . PHP offers a great sense of responsibility which can help to build web applications.

#2: Familiarity with syntax
If you have programming experience in both Perl and C, then learning PHP will be quite easy, as its syntax is based on these languages.

#3: Free of Cost
PHP is an open source web app development language. It’s completely free of cost. It doesn’t get better than that, now does it?

#4: Efficiency in Performance
Depending on how you code, PHP can turn out to be an efficient web language to use. In fact, PHP is known to be scalable when writing code as well as in creating applications and is very reliable when you need to serve several web pages.

#5:Lots of PHP Support
PHP has a complete set of libraries which can be used as per requirements and builds upto a large scale applications. If you get stuck or are getting started when using PHP, one of the best places you can find information about the language is Hypertext Preprocessor apart from also obtaining tips from PHP pros from numerous websites and forums that are available over the internet.

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