In PHP, as with other programming languages, a Boolean is a true or false value. It is not a value that is true or false, it is literally the words true or false. At it's most basic use, Booleans allow you to create a program that does something if one thing is true, or to do another thing if it is false. This video tutorial introduces Booleans and how they can be used in PHP and MySQL.
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In this movie, we're going to look at Booleans. …A Boolean is a programming type that can either be true or false. …That's it, one of those two values. And true is not the string true or even …the number one. It's just simply the value true. …Booleans are very useful in programming because we can use them when performing tests. …For example, in the last movie, we used the in array function to test whether an …integer was inside of an array. The result was that the test was a …Boolean, true if the integer was present, false if it was not. …Let's start by creating ourselves a new workspace for this.…
I'll open up basic .html, I'll do Save As, and we're going to call this Booleans. …Notice how that's spelled Booleans, and I'll also call it Booleans here. …And let's create our PHP tags. Now, a Boolean is simply the value true …or the value false. Notice that there are no quotes around that. …It's not a string, so we could have for example, result1 equals true. …And then down here, we'll have result2 equals false.…
- What is PHP?
- Installing and configuring PHP and MySQL
- Exploring data types
- Controlling code with logical expressions and loops
- Using PHP's built-in functions
- Writing custom functions
- Building dynamic webpages
- Working with forms and form data
- Using cookies and sessions to store data
- Connecting to MySQL with PHP
- Creating and editing database records
- Building a content management system
- Adding user authentication
Skill Level Beginner
PHP with MySQL Beyond the Basicswith Kevin Skoglund10h 26m Intermediate
1. PHP Overview
2. Mac Installation
3. Windows Installation
4. First Steps
5. Exploring Data Types
6. Control Structures: Logical Expressions
7. Control Structures: Loops
8. User-Defined Functions
10. Building Web Pages with PHP
11. Working with Forms and Form Data
12. Working with Cookies and Sessions
13. MySQL Basics
14. Using PHP to Access MySQL
15. Building a Content Management System (CMS)
16. Using Site Navigation to Choose Content
17. Application CRUD
18. Building the Public Area
19. Regulating Page Access
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