PHP Essentials: Deep dive into the principles of PHP you own this product

Learn PHP syntax, MySQL, array handling, and form processing
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Dive into the dynamic world of web development with our comprehensive course catering to both beginner and intermediate learners. It's a deep dive into the fundamental principles of PHP, one of the most popular server-side scripting languages.

The journey begins with an introduction to PHP, paving the way for essential tools such as the installation of XAMPP SERVER and an exploration of PHP syntax. Our step-by-step approach ensures a solid foundation, paving the way for more advanced concepts.

Dive into the heart of PHP by tackling crucial topics such as data types, variables, and operators. Understand the importance of constant variables, arithmetic, assignment, and logical operators in PHP programming. This section is essential for mastering the syntax and logic of the language.

The course then transitions into the 'Basics of PHP', where learners engage with conditional statements (If, Else If), loops (While, Do While, For), and the construction of functions. These elements are vital in building dynamic and responsive web applications. Additionally, the module on 'Types of Strings' offers insights into efficient data handling and manipulation.

A significant portion of the course is dedicated to 'Array Methods'. Here, you'll learn about array manipulation techniques including count, sizeoff, searching, replacing, slicing, splicing, and more. These skills are indispensable for data management in PHP.

'POST and GET' methods form the backbone of data submission and retrieval in web forms. Our focused sessions on form validation using GET, POST methods, and handling input types like radio buttons, equip you with the skills to manage user inputs securely and effectively.

MySQL integration is another cornerstone of this course. You'll gain expertise in MySQL database management, table structure, configuration, and executing basic to advanced database operations.

The course culminates in a project-based module, 'Queries and Project', where you'll apply your skills in real-world scenarios. This includes database updates, form UI design, database connections, and user data management.

This course empowers you with the knowledge and skills to excel in PHP and MySQL, opening doors to numerous opportunities in web development.

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This course was created independently by Meta Brains and is distributed by Manning through our exclusive liveVideo platform.


No prior programming experience required

what you will learn

  • Master PHP syntax, control structures, and scripting
  • Advanced array and string operations in PHP
  • Develop skills in web form handling and data validation
  • Gain expertise in MySQL database integration and management

about the instructor

Meta Brains is a professional training brand developed by a team of software developers and finance professionals who have a passion for coding, finance, and Excel. They bring together professional and educational experiences to create world-class training programs accessible to everyone. Currently, they're focused on the next great revolution in computing: the metaverse. Their ultimate objective is to train the next generation of talent so we can code and build the metaverse together.

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