Text editors are great tools to use when writing PHP code. Text editors create only text, unlike word processors, which include text formatting data into the file. While many people have a preferred text editor, there are some important characteristics that should be included in any text editor. Learn about text editors and these features in this PHP with MySQL online tutorial.
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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'll use to write our PHP code. …Now if you've coded before, you may already have a favorite text editor. …And if so, that's great. You can feel free to use any text editor …that you want. The only requirement is that any …application you use should generate only text at the end. …That's what a text editor does. It's very different from a word …processor, something like Microsoft Word. Word would make a terrible choice for a …text editor. And that's because it's built to serve a …different purpose, which is to format the text in a document.…
So, Word documents are not just text, they include lots of formatting …information as well. Like what font you're using, or where …your margins are set, and we don't want all that formatting information. …We just want the code, the PHP instructions that Apache will interpret …to return web pages. In addition, text editors or code …editors, as they're sometimes called, often include lots of other 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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