Using Break in your PHP loop tells the loop to stop working. However, it doesn't just skip to the next iteration, but instead halts the whole process. This is a useful way to tell PHP code to stop running a loop once a certain condition has been met. Watch this online video to learn more about how to add Break to PHP in MySQL loops, as well as how they can benefit your programming.
In this movie, we're going to learn to use Break with our loops. …We've seen Break already. Remember, it was an important part of …working with switch statements. We used Break to stop execution of any …other cases, and then to exit switch function. …We'll use it in a similar way with loops. Break will end execution of the loop. …Not just the current iteration, but all iterations. …You can think of it as breaking out of the loop. …In the last movie, for the continue function I suggested the image of a …Hollywood casting director saying next in the middle of an audition that was in progress.…
Let's continue that metaphor here for a second. …Break, would be if the casting director watched a few auditions and then said, …this is the one. You've got the job, the rest of the …auditions are canceled. I don't need to see any more. …Break stops the whole process. And it's very useful when we've found …what we're looking for or when we've reached a definitive answer to a question. …We can stop looking, stop looping, and move on. …
- 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
Q: This course was revised on 6/4/2013. What changed?
A: The old version of this course was 6 years old and it was time for a complete revision, using PHP 5.4. (The tutorials will work with any version of PHP and covers any differences you might encounter). The author has also added updated installation instructions for Mac OS X Mountain Lion and Windows 8. The topics and end project are the same, but the code is slightly different. It also addresses frequently asked questions from the previous version.
Q: This course was updated on 5/20/2015. What changed?
A: We added one movie called "Changing the document root in Yosemite," which helps the Mac installation run more smoothly.
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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