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    • Outdated versions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

What people say about our training

I was looking to get a strong foundation of the syntax and the course provided me with that along with resources for the future.
John Sadler
Patient News Publishing
Excellent class. Instructor was great.
Steve Baker
IP Convergence
I needed a leg up on PHP to support a new web site, and this class was an excellent overview. Recommended!
Robert Lynch
Al’s Formal Wear
The instructor took the time to address student questions about their own programming projects/problems and incorporated real-world examples as well as ways to get programming support beyond class.
Robert Healy
Brookhaven National Laboratory

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