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This course was written with the assumption that you have some basic knowledge with PHP, and have written a few scripts. Without this knowledge, you are probably going to have a hard time following along. If you need a refresher, I recommend PHP with MySQL Essential Training with Kevin Skoglund here in the Lynda.com Online Training Library. While you should have some PHP knowledge, you're not going to need object-oriented experience. If you'd like to explore object-oriented programming at a higher level, including some of the underlying theories, I recommend Foundations of Programming: Object-Oriented Design with Simon Allardice here in the Lynda.com Online Training Library.

What you should know

This course was written with the assumption that you have some basic knowledge with PHP, and have written a few scripts. Without this knowledge, you are probably going to have a hard time following along. If you need a refresher, I recommend PHP with MySQL Essential Training with Kevin Skoglund here in the Lynda.com Online Training Library. While you should have some PHP knowledge, you're not going to need object-oriented experience. If you'd like to explore object-oriented programming at a higher level, including some of the underlying theories, I recommend Foundations of Programming: Object-Oriented Design with Simon Allardice here in the Lynda.com Online Training Library.

In this course, we'll be building a simple application that stores physical addresses. It will be incremental development, starting with just a simple address, then building out to the point where the address can display itself, load from the database, and much more. There will be three types of addresses: residences, businesses, and parks. And, each is going to have unique behaviors. I'll also demo several design patterns that solve common programming problems. At the end, you'll have a stand-alone component that could be integrated into a larger application, along with new strategies and tools at your disposal.

But let's not get ahead of ourselves. We'll start with an introduction to object-oriented programming.

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Object-Oriented Programming with PHP

37 video lessons · 18090 viewers

Jon Peck
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  1. 4m 10s
    1. Welcome
      39s
    2. Exercise files
      2m 16s
    3. What you should know
      1m 15s
  2. 7m 47s
    1. What is an object?
      2m 6s
    2. What is a class?
      2m 7s
    3. Why should you use object-oriented programming?
      2m 14s
    4. The history of object-oriented PHP
      1m 20s
  3. 16m 40s
    1. Defining a class
      2m 58s
    2. Defining class properties
      3m 26s
    3. Creating a method and exploring object context with $this
      2m 50s
    4. Instantiating an object and accessing its contents
      3m 19s
    5. Specifying the visibility scope
      4m 7s
  4. 15m 51s
    1. What is a magic method, and do I need one?
      2m 23s
    2. Overloading property access
      6m 37s
    3. Customizing object construction
      4m 34s
    4. Standardizing object rendering as a string
      2m 17s
  5. 20m 54s
    1. Using the static keyword
      3m 36s
    2. Leveraging scope resolution operators
      1m 10s
    3. Setting constant values
      2m 47s
    4. Implementing static methods
      5m 43s
    5. Creating a database class
      7m 38s
  6. 26m 19s
    1. Extending your class
      6m 8s
    2. Abstracting classes
      5m 57s
    3. Sharing interfaces using polymorphism
      4m 39s
    4. Overriding methods, properties, and constants
      3m 25s
    5. Cloning and comparing objects
      2m 51s
    6. Referencing objects
      3m 19s
  7. 14m 52s
    1. Leveraging standard class objects
      2m 42s
    2. Retrieving objects from the database
      5m 41s
    3. Error handling with exceptions
      2m 6s
    4. Customizing PHP exceptions
      4m 23s
  8. 8m 2s
    1. Identifying the singleton pattern
      1m 42s
    2. Using the factory method pattern
      1m 51s
    3. Implementing a strategy pattern
      4m 29s
  9. 2m 57s
    1. Looking forward to namespaces
      47s
    2. Next steps
      1m 6s
    3. Goodbye
      1m 4s

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