Basic PHP Development with Bootstrap, GitHub and Heroku

Learn to develop a basic PHP application using Bootstrap 4, upload to source control and publish to the web with Heroku
Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (166 ratings)
14,700 students
Basic PHP Development with Bootstrap, GitHub and Heroku
Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (166 ratings)
14,700 students
Setup Apache Server using XAMPP Server
Setup PHP Environment using XAMPP Server
Understand the role of PHP in Web Based Programming Applications.
Build Data Driven and Dynamic Web Applications
How to Use Bootstrap 4 Framework
How to Use GitHub for Source Control
How to Deploy a Web Application using Heroku

Requirements

  • A computer
  • An Internet Connection
Description

Overview

This course is designed to equip students with the basic knowledge on how PHP works with HTML and CSS. It equips students with the fundamentals of PHP programming, teaches them about the benefits of using source control and ultimately allows you to publish your finished website to the internet.

Why Learn PHP

PHP was designed to make web development easier, and many beginners find it effortless to pick up and get started with. In fact, PHP code was so easy to pick up, many non-programmers end up being able to hack PHP code together without truly understanding the code.

The top 5 reasons to learn PHP are:

  1. Beginner Friendliness

  2. Designed to Scale

  3. Active Support Community

  4. Career Opportunities

  5. Future

At the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the PHP Application Flow

  • Understand how to use:

    • Variables

    • Print Statements

    • Arrays

    • Date/Time and String Manipulation

    • Functions

    • Loops

    • Decision Statements

  • Understand Bootstrap 4 CSS Framework

  • Use Visual Studio Code Efficiently

  • Deploy using Heroku Hosting

  • Manage Projects with GitHub

Who this course is for:
  • Everyone
Course content
5 sections • 19 lectures • 4h 47m total length
  • Introduction
    05:54
  • Setup a PHP Environment using XAMPP
    15:39
  • Visual Studio Code - Web Development Add ons
    11:31
  • Create a GitHub Account
    13:01
  • Create a Heroku Account
    08:01
  • How PHP Works
    28:52
  • IF...ELSE Statements
    18:55
  • Switch Statements
    09:07
  • FOR Loop
    10:27
  • WHILE AND DO...WHILE Loops
    14:20
  • PHP Arrays and Manipulation
    13:21
  • String Manipulation Functions
    27:42
  • Date and Time Manipulation Functions
    14:56
  • User Defined Functions
    22:15
  • PHP Include and Require
    22:08
  • PHP Website Layout - With Bootstrap
    22:48
  • Add Project to Github
    08:24
  • Deploy To Heroku
    20:09
  • Bonus Discounts
    00:20

Instructor
Trevoir Williams
  • 4.5 Instructor Rating
  • 1,005 Reviews
  • 39,106 Students
  • 9 Courses

I am a Software Engineer and part time lecturer. 

With a Master's Degree in Computer Science, I have spent over a decade teaching Web, Software and Database Development Courses. I also have as much industry experience in Web Application Development and Azure Cloud System and Server Administration.

I enjoy teaching IT and Development courses and hope to impart the latest in industry standards and knowledge to my students.