Debugging code can be one of the most challenging aspects of programming. Learning how to troubleshoot and debug your code, by first looking for common problems, is a skill that will save you time and frustration. This video in the PHP with MySQL series reviews the most common programming mistakes including typos, commenting errors, missing semicolons, missing closing braces and quotes and variable case errors. In addition, you'll learn how to carefully comb through your code to find mistakes.
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Now that we have a lot of the PHP fundamentals under our belt. …In this chapter, we'll discuss ways to troubleshoot and debug your PHP code. …And we'll start by looking at common problems and talk about the errors that …PHP returns. And finally, look at some debugging techniques. …Let's start out by looking at the common problem. …One of the most frustrating problems that you can run into is getting a webpage …that has no output on it at all. There's no real information there to go on. …It just seems like the page is not working. …The first thing you should do is try to access a basic HTML page.…
Forget about PHP for a second. Take it out fo the equation. …Make sure your web server is running. And that it's able to return HTML pages. …That also helps to make sure that we're accessing the right directory in the file …system that we think we are. Once we get that working, then we can …bring PHP into the equation. And we can try to create a basic PHP page. …And see if we can get our web server to process the PHP. …
- 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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