PHP connections to MySQL
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PHP connections to MySQL

Learn how to connect a MySQL database to your PHP application. Learn MySQLi connection code and Object oriented PHP
4.5 (38 ratings)
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5,465 students enrolled
Created by Laurence Svekis
Last updated 3/2017
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Connection PHP code to MySQL database
  • Create tables, database and run queries using PHP code
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  • Basic PHP knowledge
  • have computer and internet access
  • desire to learn about databases connections within PHP

PHP and MySQL together allow you to create amazing applications.  Connecting your code to your database is what this course is all about.  Learn how to add a database connection to your PHP application.  Connecting a database is required by many applications and there are many ways to do this via PHP code.

Please note that this course does not cover the basics of PHP and basic knowledge of PHP is required as part of this course.  It will not be covering PHP coding outside the scope of the course summary.  Setting up your local server is optional and suggestions for a local machine setup and editor option are provided within the course.

This course covers writing PHP code in both procedural and object oriented coding to 

  • Create a database
  • Create a database table
  • Setting up a database connection
  • inserting data into your database
  • Selecting data from your database
  • updating database content
  • deleting data from your database
  • creating queries in phpmyadmin

Source code is included to get you started quickly.  Examples and samples for both coding options.

Everything you need in one place, connect to MySQL its easy and can bring your application to the next level.

Taught by an instructor with over 18 years of PHP development experience.

I'm here to help you learn more about PHP and ready to answer any questions you may have.  Join now and start creating MySQL queries in your PHP code today.

Who is the target audience?
  • PHP developers
  • Anyone who wants to learn MYSQLi and Object oriented MySQL connection coding
  • Learn how to add a database connection to PHP applications
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Curriculum For This Course
16 Lectures
Learn to use PHP to connect to MySQL
10 Lectures 45:52

Setup Connection to Database

Creating a new database

Creating a database table

PHP insert in database

PHP mySQL select options

PHP delete from database

Procedural source code
Object Oriented Connections
6 Lectures 17:43
Create database Object method

Creating a table in a database PHP mySQL

PHP MySQL insert and multi insert

PHP Select Database Values

PHP delete row from MySQL

Source Code Object Oriented Connections
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Laurence Svekis
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