Creating smart, responsive websites often depends on PHP functions aligned with a MySQL database. Upgrading PHP ensures that your code executes properly, enabling web functions like user authentication for controlled access to admin functions. Learn how to use PHP to connect to your MySQL database to create, read, update and delete records by watching this online video.
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In the last movie we saw how to get php turned on and working with Apache. …And we saw how to use the PHP info function in order to ouput our current …configuration information for PHP. We also see that we have version 5.3 …installed by default, we're going to upgrade that now to the latest version of php. …If we go to the PHP website you'll see that the latest version at the moment. …This is 5.5 alpha. That's not a fully released version. …It's an alpha version. Over here it tells us the current stable …version of PHP 5.4 is 5 4 11. So that's what I want to install.…
Now the odds are very good that by the time you do this installation, that will …have changed. It will be a later version. …You want to use whatever the latest version is. …You don't need to use what I'm using. Go ahead and install a later version. …If 5.5 is out, go ahead and use 5.5 as well. …Now, if we look at the manual for PHP and that can be found from the documentation area. …If you look down, there installation configuration is one of the options and …
- 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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