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Why choose PHP?: PHP with MySQL Essential Training (2013)
Why choose PHP?: PHP with MySQL Essential Training (2013)

PHP is open-source, free software often listed in the top three web development languages; in fact, over 20 million websites use PHP. Why choose PHP over other web technologies? In this online course you will learn about attractive PHP features, including close-ties with MySQL, cross-platform capabilities, robustness and scalability. In addition, you'll be introduced to the rich online documentation set and the large, active developer community which shares tips, advice and code.

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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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