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Installation overview: PHP with MySQL Essential Training (2013)
Installation overview: PHP with MySQL Essential Training (2013)

Installing PHP is a multi-step process. The basics needed for PHP programming include the PHP installation files, a local web server, a database such as MySQL, an editor and a browser. This installation overview video provides a high-level explanation of the flow of PHP programming and an overview of popular stack (platform, web server and database) configurations. Lastly, you'll see how to access the robust online installation manual that includes tips for a smooth installation.

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Skill Level Beginner
14h 32m
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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.

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