This course introduces PHP developers to AngularJS, the "superheroic MVW framework" from Google. The audience will get a fast-paced introduction to AngularJS, covering all the basics (and more) including pulling data from the server and sending it back - of course using PHP as a backend language.
What is PHP used for in web development?
PHP is a popular open source general purpose scripting language that is especially useful for web development, as it is able to be embedded into HTML. PHP is easy to learn, flexible, secure, and stable, making it the most used server-side programming language.
Why use AngularJS for web site development?
AngularJS is an excellent framework for web site development because:
It is easy to learn
It supports single page application features
It has a declarative UI
It is supported by Google
It has features like MVC pattern, directives, and dependency injection
It allows for real-time testing
What will I learn in this course?
This web development course introduces PHP developers to AngularJS, including topics such as:
What is AngularJS
PHP as an AngularJS backend
Using JSON with PHP
Sending HTTP requests with AngularJS
Are there prerequisites to this course?
Who is this course for?
Anyone who wants to learn how to build a website with AngularJS and PHP. If you are a PHP developer and want a fast-paced introduction to AngularJS basics, this is the perfect course for you.
Christian Wenz is an author, consultant and trainer focusing on web technologies. He wrote or co-wrote over 100 books, is a fixture at international developer conferences since 2001, is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for ASP.NET, an ASPInsiders member, and main author of the Zend PHP 5.5 certification.