In PHP, the Continue function tells a loop to skip the rest of its task and go to the next conditional valuation that begins the next iteration. This has several practical purposes that can make your PHP in MySQL code more efficient. To get the most out of Continue, though, you need to know how to use it properly. Watch this online video to learn how and when you can add Continue to your code.
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We've now taken a look at three types of loops. …While loops, for loops, and foreach loops. …In the next two movies, we're going to learn how to use the functions Continue …and Break to get more utility and flexibility from these loops. …We'll start with Continue. Continue is used inside a loop to skip …the rest of the current iteration and to go immediately to the conditional …valuation that starts the next iteration. It may sound silly, but for me, continue …evokes the image of a Hollywood casting director shouting next in the middle of …an audition. It's like saying, we've seen enough, …thanks, let's skip ahead to the next one. To give you an example, let's imagine …that we have a database of college students and our code is going to loop …through them and send them all in email. But, if a student is already signed up for …a biology course this semester. Then we aren't going to send them the email.…
So we start the loop, we check to see if the student has signed up for Biology, …and if so then we know that we don't need to do any further processing at all. …
- 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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