PHP is a general-purpose scripting language widely used as a server-side language for creating dynamic web pages. Though its reputation is mixed, PHP is still extremely popular and is used in over 75% of all websites where the server-side programming language is known.
This hands on PHP Programming course provides the knowledge necessary to design and develop dynamic, database-driven Web pages using PHP 7. PHP is a language written for the Web, quick to learn, easy to deploy and provides substantial functionality required for e-commerce. This PHP training course introduces the PHP framework and syntax and covers in depth the most important techniques used to build dynamic Web sites. Students learn how to connect to any modern database, and perform hands on practice with a MySQL database to create database-driven HTML forms and reports.
E-commerce skills including user authentication, data validation, dynamic data updates, and shopping cart implementation are covered in detail. Students will learn how to configure PHP and an IIS Web Server, and also learn how to implement RESTful servers for newer more data-driven sites.
Comprehensive hands on exercises are integrated throughout to reinforce learning and develop real competency.
Basic computer skills and knowledge of HTML fundamentals equivalent to attending the Website Development with HTML5, CSS and Bootstrap course. Prior programming experience is helpful but not required to learn PHP.
Although most web developers have a range of scripting languages, such as CGI, ASP, JSP, and Perl, most tend to favor PHP. There are several reasons why this programming language is at the forefront of website development –
Easy and Simple to Learn. PHP is considered one of the easiest scripting languages.
Easy Integration and Compatibility.
Gives Web Developer More Control.