Course Code: 865

PHP Programming

Class Dates:
6/27/2022
Length:
4 Days
Cost:
$1995
Class Time:
Technology:
Developer
Delivery:
Instructor-Led Training, Virtual Instructor-Led Training

Overview

  • Course Overview
  • This hands on PHP Programming course provides the knowledge necessary to design and develop dynamic, database-driven web pages using PHP version 5. PHP is a language written for the web, quick to learn, easy to deploy and provides substantial functionality required for ecommerce. This course introduces the PHP framework and syntax, and covers in depth the most important techniques used to build dynamic web sites. Students learn how to connect to any ODBCcompliant database, and perform hands on practice with a MySQL database to create database-driven HTML forms and reports. E-commerce skills including user authentication, data validation, dynamic data updates, and shopping cart implementation are covered in detail. Students also learn how to configure PHP and the Apache Web Server. Comprehensive lab exercises provide facilitated hands on practice crucial to developing competence and confidence with the new skills being learned.

Prerequisites

  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of HTML fundamentals. Prior programming experience is helpful but not required.

Course Details

  • Overview Of PHP
  • Static vs. Dynamic Web Sites
  • Dynamic Content from Databases
  • Developing Dynamic Internet Applications
  • Client-Side Scripting vs. Server-Side
  • Overview of PHP Advantages and
  • Configuring PHP.INI
  • PHP vs. ASP
  • Conditional Constructs
  • True and False Expressions
  • If, Else and Elseif
  • Switch/Case Statement
  • The ? (Ternary) Operator
  • Timestamps
  • PHP Functions
  • Introduction to Functions
  • Declaring Functions
  • Scope
  • Passing Arguments to Functions
  • Local and Global Scope
  • Passing Arguments to Functions by Value
  • Basic Scripting and Looping Constructs
  • PHP Scripting Fundamentals
  • Print Statement
  • Code Blocks
  • Primitive Data Types
  • Defining Constants and Variables
  • Looping Constructs
  • Introduction to the Apache Web Server
  • Apache Configuration Files
  • Configuring Apache for PHP
  • WWW Sites within Apache
  • Apache Virtual Hosts
  • Website Properties
  • PHP Functions
  • Introduction to Functions
  • Declaring Functions
  • Scope
  • Passing Arguments to Functions
  • Local and Global Scope
  • Passing Arguments to Functions by Value
  • Returning Values from a Function
  • Using Include Files
  • The Require Statement
  • Recursion
  • Dynamic Function Calls
  • Predefined PHP Functions
  • PHP Operators
  • Logical Operators
  • Relational Operators
  • Bitwise Operators
  • Other Operators
  • Arrays in PHP
  • What are Arrays?
  • Usage of Arrays in PHP
  • Array Indexing
  • Initializing Arrays
  • Operating on Arrays
  • Sorting Arrays
  • One-Dimensional Arrays
  • Multi-Dimensional Arrays
  • Associative Arrays
  • Array Functions
  • Forms and Arrays in Web Applications
  • Working with Databases and Forms
  • Configuring PHP For Database Support
  • PHP's Database APIs
  • PHP's SQL API
  • MySQL vs. Access
  • MySQL vs. SQL Server
  • Database Drivers
  • Database Driver Class Wrappers
  • ODBC
  • Simple SQL Queries via PHP
  • Tracking Visitors with Session IDs
  • Populating Forms
  • Retrieving Data from Forms
  • Working with Data Files in PHP
  • Searching File Contents With Regular
  • Changing and Editing File Contents
  • Splitting and Joining Information Inside
  • String Functions
  • Regular Expression Functions
  • Reading, Writing and Deleting Files
  • Handling File Permissions
  • File Locking
  • Reading Directory Contents
  • Creating and Deleting Directories
  • Enabling E-Commerce
  • Required Characteristics of an E-Commerce Site
  • Authentication and Authorization
  • Data Validation
  • Building a Custom Shopping Cart
  • Persisting Shopping Cart Data Over Multiple
  • Criteria for Evaluating Third Party Shopping Cart
  • Open Source vs. Commercial Shopping Cart
  • Order Processing via the Web
  • Implementing Order System Security using SSL
  • Using Mail Servers (SMTP and Sendmail) for
  • Configuring E-mail Output Parameters
  • Configuring and Using MySQL
  • MySQL as a Client/Server Solution
  • Introduction to MySQL Capabilities as a
  • Installing and Configuring MySQL
  • Connecting to MySQL
  • PHP Functions Specific to MySQL
  • Executing SQL Calls
  • Using PHP MyAdmin to configure MySQL
  • Using Cookies with PHP
  • Purpose of Cookies
  • Cookie Myths
  • Setting Cookies
  • Retrieving Cookies
  • Expiring Cookies
  • Deleting Cookies
  • Storing Arrays in Cookies
  • Miscellaneous PHP Tasks
  • Error Logging
  • Session Management & Maintaining State
  • Web Application Architecture
  • Using Environment Variables
  • Changing Execution by Redirecting to
  • Embedding JavaScript within PHP
  • Using the HTTP Protocols to Pass Data
  • Showing Different Content to Different
  • Getting IP Addresses from Visitors