PHP Programming
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PHP Programming

3 days @ £1,095.00 exc. VAT 

Course Code: PHP

Course Dates

Upcoming Scheduled Events - next 12 months

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London StayAhead Virtual Courses available 13 Aug 2018 Spaces StayAhead - Course Running Book
London 08 Oct 2018 Spaces StayAhead - Course Running Book
London 03 Dec 2018 Spaces StayAhead - Course Running Book
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Course Overview

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PHP Programming Course Overview

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.

Course Objectives

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

Requirements

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

Follow-On Courses

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.


 

Course Contents

PHP Programming Training Course

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

PHP Programming Training Course

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

PHP Programming Training Course

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 Examples
 
 

Course Reviews

Another well-paced, conducive course delivered by StayAhead. As always, the lecturer's wisdom surpassed the scope of the manual, providing additional challenges to reinforce comprehension of PHP programming. The trainer was attentive and gave one-to-one support as and when required. Thank you.

Kim - Systems Officer - Academic


A great course - exactly what I needed.

John - Business Improvement Developer - Communications


Course very helpful to what I was looking to achieve, improving on my PHP skills. Tutor very helpful and easily approachable.

Liam - Junior Web Developer - Leisure


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Tutor was very knowledgeable and was a great help when I got stuck!

Dave - Solutions Analyst - Outsourcing


One of the best courses I have ever been on!

Paul - Application Support Analyst - Government


Fantastic tutor, really understood my needs for the course and was very helpful.

Stuart - Senior Developer - NHS


 
 
 
 

 
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