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Returning values from a function

Returning values from a function: PHP with MySQL Essential Training (2013)
Returning values from a function: PHP with MySQL Essential Training (2013)

Beginner PHP programmers first learn how to echo outputs to the user's screen. In reality, this is not the most common way to use an output. You might, for instance, need to send the output to another variable, where it undergoes further processing. Use this online video to learn how you can add flexibility to your PHP in MySQL code by returning values from a function instead of always echoing values to the screen.

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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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