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PHP from the ground up : Fundamentals

Last updated: 8th November 2015

This is the Season 1 of the series of courses on how to become a PHP programmer.

In this season we will cover the absolute basics and learn how to program using Procedural PHP in order to build a simple website.

During this series we will learn how to:

  • Set up local environment (install all required software on your computer)
  • Use PHP documentation to learn about what PHP offers
  • Learn basic programming terminology and PHP syntax
  • Publish the completed project to the web server

This course is for those who want to learn new skill and take their first step in web programming with PHP. It will give you the solid understanding of basic concepts and prepare you for Season 2 where we will discover Object Oriented Programming (OOP) with PHP.

Season 2: Working with Objects.

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