Overview:

About the course

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.

Objectives:

Objectives

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

Syllabus:

Syllabus

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

3 Days

Course Dates

There are no dates scheduled for this course at the moment. Please call to enquire 08000 199337
 

 

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Course Title Start Date Finish Date Location Price Qty
PHP Programming Dec 17, 2018 Dec 19, 2018 London £995
PHP Programming Feb 4, 2019 Feb 6, 2019 London £995
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