When coding, you can spend a lot of time switching between windows and scrolling through page after page of dense text, looking for an error in expression. With the right text editor, you can go straight to work as text is presented without formatting and includes the option to highlight different types of code in varying colors. Watching this online video to learn how to select and use a good text editor for working with MySQL.
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In this movie we're going to make sure that you have a good Text Editor installed. …This is what we're going to be using to write our PHP code. …If you've been coding before, then you may already have a favorite text editor …and that's great. You can feel free to use any text editor …that you want. The only requirement is that it needs to …just generate only text at the end. That's what a text editor does. …It's very different from a word processor like Microsoft Word. …That would be a terrible text editor. And the reason why is because that is …focused on a different purpose. It's about formatting a document. …So it keeps all sorts of extra information in the file.…
Like where are your margins set? What are your tabs set at? …What font is being used? All that information gets stored in there …and we don't want it in there. We want just our code. …Just the instructions, that the Apache web server is going to read and process. …In addition, text editors, or code editors often have lots of nice features …
- 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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