Complete Beginners Guide to Learning PHP
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Complete Beginners Guide to Learning PHP

Learn how to write PHP code. Beginners quick start guide to learning the foundations of PHP coding
4.5 (50 ratings)
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5,348 students enrolled
Created by Laurence Svekis
Last updated 7/2017
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Includes:
  • 5 hours on-demand video
  • 21 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn basic syntax to write PHP code
  • create simple PHP applications
  • use PHP to create code and output content
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Requirements
  • Basic computer skills
Description

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.

Source code is included, as well as links to resources and information about 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 discovery 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 within minutes let me show you how.


Who is the target audience?
  • Beginners to PHP
  • Anyone who wants to learn server side scripting
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83 Lectures
05:07:42
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Getting started with PHP coding
5 Lectures 17:49
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Writing PHP Code
28 Lectures 01:23:18
PHP's configuration first code
04:43

PHP code commenting
03:01

How to create Output
04:41

Source Code
00:13

Introduction to Variables
03:43

PHP Variable Types
05:48

Source Code
00:21

Working with Arrays PHP
08:06

Source Code
00:08

PHP object quick overview
06:22

Source Code
00:11

PHP constants
02:44

Source Code
00:02

Arithmetical Operators
02:46

PHP Assignment Operators
02:52

Source Code
00:15

PHP conditional statements
04:49

PHP switch Statements
03:33

Source Code
00:14

PHP Logical Operators
02:56

PHP ternary operator
03:14

PHP String Operators
02:18

Source Code
00:25

PHP Loops
06:31

Source Code
00:10

PHP functions
10:29

Source Code
00:06

PHP conclusion
02:34

Quiz overview of content from the course

PHP Basics
5 questions
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PHP coding in action
17 Lectures 01:09:54
PHP output into HTML pages
09:04

Source Code PHP in HTML
00:05

Output options for PHP
04:08

PHP types
04:41

PHP reference values
04:52

PHP variable information and type
03:44

Trouble Shooting PHP
05:58

Include vs Require
04:15

Source Code
00:13

Server Variables
03:02

PHP delete and destroy
05:16

PHP arrays
05:55

Lesson Source Code
00:04

PHP variable check
02:38

PHP string functions
10:20

PHP String functions implode and explode
05:29

Lesson Source Code
00:08
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PHP and MySQL databases
14 Lectures 56:08
Prepare for Database Connection
05:20

Setup Connection to Database
05:59

Creating a new database
04:05

Creating a database table
05:23

PHP insert in database
04:11

PHP mySQL select options
09:59

PHP delete from database
02:53

Procedural Source Code
00:35

Create database Object method
03:13

Creating a table in a database PHP mySQL
03:25

PHP MySQL insert and multi insert
04:31

PHP Select Database Values
03:07

PHP delete row from MySQL
02:50

Source Code Object Connections
00:37
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PHP image Upload
19 Lectures 01:21:57
System Setup
04:27

Setup HTML
05:53

Get file contents
03:07

Image validation check in PHP
08:12

Check upload size and check for errors
05:57

Save file to server PHP
06:14

Source Code Upload
00:43

Send to separate php file show image
03:58

add jQuery and setup form for upload
04:03

Create AJAX request to PHP
04:59

Preview image as base64 format
08:56

Decode base64 image using PHP
09:23

Source Code index.html
00:31

index.html code review
05:29

Source Code uploader.php
00:39

uploader.php source code review
06:27

source code save.php
00:03

code review save.php
02:53

Links and Resources
00:02
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