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PHP Programming

About the Course

Course Duration: 3 days

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The PHP Programming course is designed to give delegates the knowledge to develop/maintain PHP scripts.

The delegate will learn and acquire skills as follows:
• Declare variables and initialise them
• Construct expressions with arithmetic, logical and relational operators
• Use iterative type statements
• Use conditional statements
• Read/write text and binary files
• Manipulate text using regular expression
• Use and code functions
• Use built-in library functions
• Use arrays and hashes
• Create and use external PHP Code

Who will the course benefit?

Programmers who need to write or maintain scripts in PHP

Entry Requirements

Familiarisation with programming concepts is useful, this knowledge can be obtained by attendance on the Introduction to Programming course.

Follow-on Courses

• PHP & MySQL for Web Development
• Apache Web Server
• Introduction to MySQL
• Perl Programming
• Ruby Programming
• Ruby on Rails
• Python Programming 1

Notes

• Course technical content is subject to change without notice.
• Course content is structured as sessions, this does not strictly map to course timings. Concepts, content and practicals often span sessions.

Exam

There is no exam requirement for this course.

Course Objectives

Knowledge of PHP to write, maintain and understand PHP scripts.

Syllabus – Key points

Course Contents – DAY 1

Course Introduction
• Administration and Course Materials
• Course Structure and Agenda
• Delegate and Trainer Introductions

Session 1: HISTORY OF PHP
• Installing PHP
• General Requirements
• UNIX based Systems
• Windows based Systems
• Integrated Development Environment (IDE)

Session 2: PHP LANGUAGE BASICS
• Programming Basics
• Comment markers
• PHP Tags
• Output Commands
• Using STDIN STDOUT and STDERR
• Using Files
• Include_path
• Opening files
• Reading files
• Writing to Files
• RTRIM

Session 3: PHP VARIABLES
• Naming Rules
• Data Types
• Numerical
• Integer
• Floating Point Numbers
• Floating Point Precision
• Single Quoted Strings
• Double Quoted Strings
• Creating and Assigning Variables
• Assigning Values to Variables
• Type Conversion
• Variable Scoping
• Global Keyword
• Static Keyword
• Super Globals
• Constants
• Variable Variables
• Operators
• Assignment Operators
• Increment/Decrement Operators
• Arithmetic Operators
• String Operators
• Comparison Operators
• Logical Operators

Course Contents – DAY 2

Session 4: CONTROL STRUCTURES
• Statement Blocks
• If Construct
• Else Keyword
• Elseif Keyword
• Looping Constructs
• While Loop
• Do-while Loop
• For Loop
• Foreach Loop
• Loop Control Words
• Break
• Continue

Session 5: REGULAR EXPRESSIONS
• Meta-Characters
• Backslash
• Unicode Character Properties
• Circumflex and Dollar
• Full Stop
• Square Brackets
• Vertical Bar
• Multipliers
• Subpatterns
• Repetition
• Pattern Matching with ereg and eregi
• Pattern Matching with preg_match
• Splitting Text
• Switch

Session 6: PHP ARRAYS
• Syntax
• Creating/Modifying with Square-Bracket Syntax
• Array Functions
• Pitfalls when using Arrays
• Using a Return value as a Key
• Converting to Array
• Sorting an Array
• Multi-Dimensional Arrays
• Example
• Creating a new Multi-Dimensional Array

Course Contents – DAY 3

Session 7: PHP FUNCTIONS
• Conditionally Created Functions
• Functions Created Inside Functions
• Argument Passing by Value
• Argument Passing by Reference
• Returning Values
• Including External PHP Functions

Session 8: PHP OBJECT ORIENTED
• Classes and Inheritance
• Classes
• Inheritance
• Keywords

Session 9: PHP & PEAR
• What is PEAR?
• Command Line Package Installer
• Fully-Automatic Installation
• Semi-Automatic Installation
• What is PECL?

Session 10: PHP & HTML
• HTML/PHP Example

2 reviews for PHP Programming

  1. Andrea | Digital Development

    Really good course. Wish I had booked for the database part of the course as I felt like I really learnt a lot in PHP.

  2. Barry | Education

    Great course for those starting out PHP, or those who have experience but simply want to-recap specific areas.

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