PHP Basics

Is this course right for me?

Before exploring this PHP course, it is recommended that learners have a basic understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor) is a server-side scripting language that can be used to create dynamic websites and web applications like Facebook. This language can be used to evaluate form data sent from a browser, build custom web content to serve the browser, talk to a database, and even send and receive cookies. 

This coding course is available courtesy of Codecademy, an online, interactive platform that offers free coding classes in six different programming languages like Python, PHP, jQuery, JavaScript, and Ruby, as well as markup languages including HTML and CSS.

Course Goals/Objectives

  • Explore the benefits of learning PHP
  • Discuss elements and control flow
  • Learn functions in PHP as reusable bits of code that make programs more efficiently
  • Explore objects in PHP and learn how to create our own

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