PHP is a popular, reliable programming language at the foundation of many smart, data-driven websites. This comprehensive course helps developers learn the basics of PHP (including variables, logical expressions, loops, and functions), understand how to connect PHP to a MySQL database, and gain experience developing a complete web application with site navigation, form validation, and a password-protected admin area. Also covers the basic CRUD routines for updating a database, debugging techniques, and usable user interfaces. Along the way, he provides practical advice, offers examples of best practices, and demonstrates refactoring techniques to improve existing code.
What is PHP?
Installing and configuring PHP and MySQL
Exploring data types
Controlling code with logical expressions and loops