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Using the exercise files

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Just a quick word about the exercise files I'll be using. If you're a premium member of the lynda.com online training library, or if you're watching this tutorial on a disk, you have access to the exercise files used throughout this title. In the Exercise Files folder I've collected some assets for you to use during our tour of building dynamic web sites with Dreamweaver and PHP. They include graphic files, an SQL script to create a sample database, and starting web page files for use in the sample web sites that I'll be creating.

Using the exercise files

Just a quick word about the exercise files I'll be using. If you're a premium member of the lynda.com online training library, or if you're watching this tutorial on a disk, you have access to the exercise files used throughout this title. In the Exercise Files folder I've collected some assets for you to use during our tour of building dynamic web sites with Dreamweaver and PHP. They include graphic files, an SQL script to create a sample database, and starting web page files for use in the sample web sites that I'll be creating.

I've copied the folder to my Desktop, but you can put it wherever you want. To get started with the video series, you'll need to follow the instructions in Chapter 1, where I describe how to install the server software you'll need; WAMP Server for Windows or MAMP for Mac OS X. From that point forward, you can choose to work through the entire video series from start to finish, or if you'd like to jump in at a particular chapter, you can use the starter files for that chapter. In some chapters, such as Chapter 2, I have an entire new version of a site for each exercise.

In other chapters, such as those working with databases, I've created a single copy of the web site that you'll use throughout the chapter. For these chapters especially, I recommend always watching the first video of the chapter, since I frequently give instructions for configuring the new version of this site before launching into the chapter's individual exercises. If you don't have access to the exercise files, you can still follow along the instructions and demonstrations on screen and use any files you want as you create your own dynamic web site.

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Dreamweaver with PHP and MySQL

61 video lessons · 36528 viewers

David Gassner
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  1. 8m 48s
    1. Welcome
      1m 25s
    2. What you should know before watching this course
      2m 17s
    3. Using the exercise files
      1m 40s
    4. Understanding the differences between Dreamweaver CS5.5 and CS6
      3m 26s
  2. 19m 31s
    1. Understanding static vs. dynamic web pages
      4m 32s
    2. Selecting application and database servers
      6m 10s
    3. Introducing Apache, MySQL, and PHP
      6m 36s
    4. Installing Apache, MySQL, and PHP
      2m 13s
  3. 39m 34s
    1. Defining a Dreamweaver site
      3m 22s
    2. Configuring a PHP testing server
      7m 48s
    3. Creating and testing a PHP-based web page
      8m 25s
    4. Adding PHP commands with the Insert panel
      3m 14s
    5. Setting and outputting simple variables
      3m 56s
    6. Testing pages with Live view and Live Code view
      2m 9s
    7. Using server-side includes
      7m 50s
    8. Navigating included pages with the Code Navigator
      2m 50s
  4. 36m 37s
    1. Using code hinting with PHP variables
      5m 31s
    2. Understanding PHP custom classes
      6m 38s
    3. Adding Zend Framework to PHP on Windows
      5m 18s
    4. Adding Zend Framework to PHP on Mac
      4m 2s
    5. Using the Site-Specific Code Hints feature
      3m 43s
    6. Using Zend Framework classes with code hints
      7m 26s
    7. Managing reusable code with the Snippets panel
      3m 59s
  5. 18m 27s
    1. Understanding relational databases
      5m 26s
    2. Creating a MySQL database in phpMyAdmin
      4m 41s
    3. Adding data in phpMyAdmin
      2m 46s
    4. Importing a completed database from a script
      5m 34s
  6. 39m 35s
    1. Defining a Dreamweaver database connection
      5m 27s
    2. Building a simple recordset
      4m 31s
    3. Building an advanced recordset
      5m 1s
    4. Displaying data with repeating regions
      6m 4s
    5. Displaying data in a dynamic table
      4m 15s
    6. Formatting dynamic data
      4m 54s
    7. Displaying the total number of records
      2m 4s
    8. Limiting records with paging controls
      4m 5s
    9. Creating conditional regions
      3m 14s
  7. 43m 12s
    1. Building a simple data entry form
      5m 27s
    2. Handling form submissions with PHP
      5m 12s
    3. Creating a customer email form
      3m 9s
    4. Validating form controls with Spry
      7m 54s
    5. Populating a list control with dynamic data
      4m 50s
    6. Working with multiple checkbox controls
      8m 5s
    7. Sending email with Zend_Mail
      8m 35s
  8. 50m 51s
    1. Using data wizards
      6m 20s
    2. Formatting dates for SQL
      5m 27s
    3. Creating a custom data entry form
      4m 50s
    4. Preparing a database table for server behaviors
      3m 3s
    5. Using the Insert Record server behavior
      5m 42s
    6. Preparing an update form
      7m 6s
    7. Using the Update Form behavior
      5m 46s
    8. Creating list page links to edit and update data
      7m 3s
    9. Using the Delete Record server behavior
      5m 34s
  9. 14m 45s
    1. Creating a login form with a PHP server behavior
      6m 29s
    2. Protecting page access with PHP server behaviors
      4m 17s
    3. Logging out with a PHP server behavior
      3m 59s
  10. 22m 50s
    1. Configuring a remote server with FTP credentials
      4m 42s
    2. Synchronizing site assets with the remote server
      5m 27s
    3. Exporting the MySQL database to a script
      3m 8s
    4. Importing the MySQL database on a remote server
      2m 24s
    5. Configuring the site for the remote database
      7m 9s
  11. 52s
    1. Final thoughts
      52s

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