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PHP 8: Getting Started

by Christian Wenz

This course will teach you how to get started with PHP, the most widely used server language on the web.

What you'll learn

PHP is the most widely used server language on the web. In this course, PHP: Getting Started, you’ll learn to make your first steps with PHP. First, you’ll explore processing form data. Next, you’ll discover storing and retrieving data from a database. Finally, you’ll learn how to create a simple, password-protected database-backed application. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of PHP needed to dive deeper into selected topics.

About the author

Christian Wenz is an architect, consultant and author 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 Developer Technologies since 2004, and the main author of the official Zend PHP certification. His day job includes conducting security audits, migrating old code bases, implementing complex web applications and helping companies choose the right web strategy an... more

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