Using PHP in Practice

Who should attend?


This course is aimed at web designers and developers with experience of PHP knowledge who want to create dynamic, database-driven websites.


At a Glance


You will learn the most important techniques used to build dynamic web sites together with mysql database.

Course Level: Intermediate 

Time frame/Duration: 28 Hours


Basic computer skills and knowledge of PHP fundamentals. Experience of any other programming language would be an advantage.




Chapter 1: Handling HTML Forms with PHP

Chapter 2: Preserving State With Query Strings, Cookies and Sessions

Chapter 3: Working with Files and Directories

Chapter 4: Introducing Databases and SQL

Chapter 5: Retrieving Data from MySQL with PHP

Chapter 6: Manipulating MySQL Data with PHP

Chapter 7: Making Your Job Easier with PEAR

Chapter 8: PHP and the Outside World

Chapter 9: Generating Images with PHP

Chapter 10: String Matching with Regular Expressions


Learning outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, students will understand the structure of the PHP language and start web development with PHP.