PHP Training

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Introduction to PHP Training

- $1,580.00

If you or your team need to learn PHP to maintain an existing database-driven website or build a new one, this PHP course will give you the skills you need to do that. Note that this PHP course assumes basic SQL knowledge. If you need to learn SQL as well, consider our PHP and MySQL Training class.

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PHP and MySQL Training

If you or your team need to learn PHP and SQL to maintain an existing MySQL-driven website or build a new one, this PHP course will give you the skills you need to do that. If you have already had SQL training or experience, our Introduction to PHP Training class would be more suitable.

6-min Narrated Presentation on PHP

  • History of PHP
  • Purpose of PHP
  • PHP: Difficulty Level
  • PHP: The Good
  • PHP: The Future
  • PHP Syntax

History of PHP

  • 1994 - Created by Rasmus Lerdorf
  • Originally stood for "Personal Home Page"
  • Today is "PHP Hypertext Processor"
  • Open source under PHP license
  • Used more than any other server-side scripting language

Purpose of PHP

  • Generate dynamic portions of web pages
    1. Web browser requests web page containing PHP
    2. PHP interpreter processes PHP portions of page
    3. PHP interpreter generates static HTML
    4. Web server serves static HTML
  • Create standalone applications

PHP Difficulty Level

  • Easy to learn
  • Simple to get started embedding in HTML

PHP: The Good

  • Performance
  • SecurityObject-oriented

PHP: The Bad

  • Frequent cause of security problems
    • Poor coding practices
    • Outdated versions
    • Bad configuration

PHP: The Future

  • Will continue to be widely used and supported

Syntax

  • Code is written inside PHP delimiters. There are two options:
    1. <?php … ?>
    2. <? … ?>

PHP Variables

  • Start with $
  • Not necessary to specify variable type
  • Supports type hinting

PHP Data Types

  • string
  • integer
  • float
  • Boolean
  • array
  • Object
  • NULL
  • Resource

PHP Output

  • echo
    • echo "<p>Hello, PHP!</p>";
  • print
    • print "<p>Welcome to PHP!</p>";

PHP Operators

  • Supports all common operators
    • arithmetic
    • assignment
    • comparison
    • increment/decrement
    • logical
    • string
    • array
  • Comparison operators include == and ===

Branching and Looping

  • if…else…elseif
  • switch
  • while
  • do…while
  • for
  • foreach
  • goto

PHP Functions

  • function foo($arg1, $arg2) {
    	echo "Hello, $arg1! Welcome to $arg2!";
    }
    foo("Chris","PHP");

PHP Classes and Objects

  • class A
    {
      function foo()
      {
        …
      }
    }
  • $a = new A();

PHP Arrays

$array = array(
"foo" => "bar","
"bar" => "foo");

$array = array[
"foo" => "bar",
"bar" => "foo"];

$array = array(1,2,3,4,5);

To access arrays:

array[2] = "foo";

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by taking a Webucator PHP Class https://www.webucator.com/webdev-training/php-training.cfm

"The instructor presented at a perfect pace and was easy to understand."

The instructor was knowledgeable and high-energy. I will take her classes again in the future!

Heidi Menchaca, Newmeasures, Inc.
Boulder CO

The Introduction to PHP class gave me a good foundation for exploring PHP further. The instructor is terrific!

Karen Schwartz, college of william & mary
Norfolk VA

The Webucator course provided a great foundation in PHP which will help as we move forward with this technology.

Randy Latz, WeddingWire, Inc.

Excellent up to date course material and friendly, expert instructors.

Shane Walker, self
Colorado Springs CO

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