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Designed for intermediate users, our PHP tutorials can help you learn PHP inside and out. Find out how to use PHP with a MySQL database, and how to know if you should use CodeIgniter, Zend, Symfony, or CakePHP as your framework. Our tutorials also cover hard skills needed to build web applications, like working with forms, data, and sessions.
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  • view course page for Installing Apache, MySQL, and PHP

    Describes how to install and configure Apache, MySQL, and PHP, known as the AMP stack, on a local development computer.

    2h 59m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for PHP for Web Designers

    PHP for Web Designers with David Powers

    A gentle introduction to PHP, with simple exercises that help you develop dynamic web content, user input forms, and database-powered product pages.

    5h 26m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Validating and Processing Forms with JavaScript and PHP

    Learn how to ensure the data submitted to your web forms is complete, accurate, and nonmalicious with HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, and PHP form processing and validation.

    2h 51m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Building Facebook Applications with PHP and MySQL

    Learn the basics of building complex, data-driven applications with the Facebook PHP SDK and MySQL.

    1h 45m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for PHP 5.4 New Features

    PHP 5.4 New Features with Drew Falkman

    Shows how to install the latest version of PHP, the popular web application server, and reviews the performance enhancements and language improvements in the 5.4 release.

    1h 1m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for MVC Frameworks for Building PHP Web Applications

    Tours four open-source PHP frameworks, describing how to leverage each for developing basic applications.

    3h 35m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for PHP with MySQL Beyond the Basics

    Shows how OOP techniques can streamline database queries, help manage sessions, and simplify user logins.

    10h 27m
    Intermediate
     
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