PHP Tutorial: PHP/MySQL for Beginners
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PHP Tutorial: PHP/MySQL for Beginners

Learn PHP online with MySQL and Start Developing Web Apps like a Pro!
4.1 (57 ratings)
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Last updated 10/2016
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Includes:
  • 5.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 9 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • By the end of the course you will be able to understand how PHP works.
  • By the end of the course you will be able to implement PHP on a website.
  • By the end of the course you will be able to use advanced database operations with PHP and MySQL
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Description

So you're getting comfortable with HTML, CSS and Javascript? You're up for the next challenge? The PHP programming language coupled with the mySQL database is the final step toward making a complete application. Many commercial e-commerce sites, membership sites and even online communities use PHP. Once you learn PHP online you can use this free technology to build just about any type of web presence you can imagine.

If you're a mobile developer, you need to learn PHP and MySQL too. Most mobile devices consume web-based services. There is no easier way to create web services designed to be consumed by mobile devices than PHP-- guaranteed!

In this PHP and MySQL training course you'll join master trainer Mark Lassoff as you learn all of the major concepts that beginner PHP developers need to master. You'll be able to code along with Mark as he demonstrates everything from simple PHP commands to more advanced database applications. Each lesson features a companion lab exercise, which will help you retain, reinforce and remember each concept in the course.

So are you ready to learn PHP online?

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Curriculum For This Course
48 Lectures
05:41:29
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Course Introduction
1 Lecture 01:49

Please watch this first.

Preview 01:49
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Your First PHP Scripts
5 Lectures 28:42

In this video Mark shows you how to get the tools you will need to complete this course.

Preview 06:36

In this video Mark demonstrates how to open the files you will be working with through your server.

Preview 05:20

In this video Mark shows you how to write a few simple scripts in PHP.

Writing Your First Scripts
09:15

In this video Mark demonstates different ways to output text in PHP.

echo, print() and printf()
07:31

Complete these lab exercises after watching the Chapter 1 video lectures.
PHP Chapter 1 Lab
1 page
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Variables
3 Lectures 19:17

In this video Mark shows you how to declare variables in PHP.

Introducing Variables
09:38

In this lecture Mark shows you how to perform operations using PHP. 

Variable Operators
09:39

Complete these lab exercises after watching the Chapter 2 video lectures.
PHP Chapter 2 Lab
1 page
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Arrays
5 Lectures 31:57

In this video Mark shows you a few different ways to declare simple arrays.

Declaring Simple PHP Arrays
08:11

In this lecture Mark demonstrates how to declare associative arrays.

Associative Arrays
05:32

In this video Mark shows you how to declare another type of array in PHP.

Multidimensional Arrays
06:06

In this video Mark shows you how to use super global arrays to pass information from one page to another.

Super Global Arrays
12:08

Complete these lab exercises after watching the Chapter 3 video lectures.
PHP Chapter 3 Lab
2 pages
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Conditionals
5 Lectures 35:27

In this video Mark goes over how to set up simple conditional statements in PHP.

Simple Conditionals
13:29

In this video Mark goes over how to use more complex conditional statements with the if and elseif commands.

Complex Conditionals
08:59

In this video Mark goes over the Switch, Case and Break commands and discusses its uses.

Switch/Case/Break
07:30

In this video Mark demonstrates another alternative to If statements called the ternary operator.

Ternary Operator
05:29

Complete these lab exercises after watching the Chapter 4 video lectures.
PHP Chapter 4 Lab
1 page
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Loops
4 Lectures 23:47

In this lecture Mark discusses While loops and Do While loops in PHP.

While... Do While Loop
10:15

In this video Mark shows you how to use For Loops in PHP.

For Loops
05:27

In this video Mark shows you another kind of loop called the Foreach Loop.

Foreach Loops
08:05

Complete these lab exercises after watching the Chapter 5 video lectures.
PHP Chapter 5 Lab
2 pages
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Custom PHP Functions
5 Lectures 28:16

In this video Mark demonstrates the include command in PHP.

Includes
05:35

In this lecture Mark shows you how to create a simple funtion and call it in PHP.

Creating a Simple Function
06:18

In this lecture Mark demonstrates how to create functions that take arguments.

Function Arguments
07:09

In this video Mark shows you how to write a function that returns a value.

The Return Statement
09:14

Complete these lab exercises after watching the Chapter 6 video lectures.
PHP Chapter 6 Lab
1 page
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Server File I/O
5 Lectures 30:33

In this lecture Mark teaches you how to write and save a file to your server using PHP.

Saving Files on the Server
09:02

In this video Mark shows you how to read a file that is saved on your server and output it.

Reading Files on the Server
09:22

In this video Mark teaches you how to append text to a document on the serve and he also shows you how to delete a file on the server.

Append and Delete
05:24

In this video Mark shows you how to read and output data from a CSV file on your server.

CSV Files
06:45

Complete these lab exercises after watching the Chapter 7 video lectures.
PHP Chapter 7 Lab
1 page
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Sending Email with PHP
2 Lectures 08:36

In this video Mark shows you how to send mail using PHP.

Sending Text Email
03:28

In this video Mark shows you how to send an HTML Email using PHP.

Sending HTML Email
05:08
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Working with the mySQL Database
6 Lectures 01:28:50

In this video Mark shows you how to set up the mySQL database.

Setting Up the Database
10:26

In this section Mark shows you how to get queries from you database and shows you how to format them into a table.

Retrieving a Query from the Database
20:13

In this lecture Mark shows you how to set up a form to store new information into your database.

Storing Information in the Database
17:38

In this video Mark shows you how to update and delete records on your database by creating php processing pages.

Deleting and Updating Database Records
34:22

In this video lecture Mark will show you how to excute a more complex query and obtain data from more then one table via an informal join.

Complex Queries
06:11

Complete these lab exercises after watching the Chapter 9 video lectures.
PHP Chapter 9 Lab
1 page
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About the Instructor
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