Learning PHP 7 [Video]

Learning PHP 7 [Video]

Nicola Pietroluongo

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Leverage the simplicity and power of PHP 7 to develop feature-rich web applications
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Video Details

ISBN 139781785883156
Course Length2 hours and 45 minutes

Video Description

PHP is back and is faster and more lightweight than ever. The world of web technology is seamlessly evolving, and PHP 7’s simplicity and prowess addresses the requirements of current and future web and mobile application development.

Learning PHP 7 demonstrates how to script for the web, providing everything from simple PHP commands to advanced data manipulations.

The course takes a deep dive into basic PHP concepts such as variables, constants, operators, arrays, conditionals, and loops, which every developer needs to master. The course also covers object-oriented paradigms and coding standards, which acts as the do’s and don'ts of writing code.

The core of the course lies in bringing all the newly introduced features to fruition. This is done through the creation of a fun social web application where a viewer can post and share pictures including features of likes and comments. The use of several controllers in the application provides the viewer with a learning curve to add more interactivity to their own applications. The course also shows you how to build an administrative panel with an intuitive menu and create a dynamic page to manage the users, photos, and comments in the application.

Important topics such as creating an API for an RSS feed, deploying with Docker and Amazon AWS, and versioning with Git are a real bonus for blooming web developers.

Style and Approach

This course takes a low-level approach to begin with, introducing the fundamentals of the language before demonstrating the major advancements in the platform through the creation of a "social web application".

Table of Contents

Introduction to PHP 7
The Course Overview
PHP 7 Versus PHP 5.x
Setting Up the Environment
Basic PHP Syntax
Variables, Constants, and Operators
Arrays
Conditionals
Loops
Object-oriented Programming
Functions
Classes and Objects
Namespace and Composer
Lights, Camera, Action!
Web Application Basic Concepts
Project Structure Overview
The Home Page
Controllers and Log System
Templating with Twig
Database Interaction
MySQL and Basic SQL Syntax
CRUD Operation with PDO
Doctrine ORM
User Interaction
Basic Security Concepts
Registration Page, Controller, and Validations
Registration Page, Database, and Password
Authentication and Authorization – Login
Authentication and Authorization – Firewall
Posting a Message
The Personal Dashboard
Improving the Application with Asynchronous Calls
Ajax Calls with jQuery
Error Handling
Uploading a Photo
Commenting on a Post
Be More Social with Likes
Managing the Social Network
Backend Overview
Managing Users
Managing Posts
Managing Comments
A Simple Analytics Page
Testing and Debugging
TDD and BDD
Writing Tests in PHPUnit
Debugging with phpdbg
Application Improvement and Deploy
Creating an API for the RSS Feed
Deploying with Docker and Amazon AWS
Versioning with Git

What You Will Learn

  • Set up your development environment the right way using modern tools such as PHP 7 Apache and MySQL
  • Get to know the concepts of object-oriented programming, the driving force behind every software technology
  • See real-world examples of how the HTTP protocol and Ajax calls power the communications of a website
  • Find out how to manipulate data in MySQL and map data to the front end of applications with ease
  • Create a social networking website with amazing real-time features such as uploading, sharing, liking, and commenting on a photo
  • Improve the user interactivity of your website by learning how asynchronous calls function
  • As the admin of your website, manage the entire network of users with the help of an administration panel
  • Deliver high-quality application to your peers by testing and debugging the code with modern techniques
  • Dockerize your production-ready application and host it on Amazon for increased flexibility and exposure

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Table of Contents

Introduction to PHP 7
The Course Overview
PHP 7 Versus PHP 5.x
Setting Up the Environment
Basic PHP Syntax
Variables, Constants, and Operators
Arrays
Conditionals
Loops
Object-oriented Programming
Functions
Classes and Objects
Namespace and Composer
Lights, Camera, Action!
Web Application Basic Concepts
Project Structure Overview
The Home Page
Controllers and Log System
Templating with Twig
Database Interaction
MySQL and Basic SQL Syntax
CRUD Operation with PDO
Doctrine ORM
User Interaction
Basic Security Concepts
Registration Page, Controller, and Validations
Registration Page, Database, and Password
Authentication and Authorization – Login
Authentication and Authorization – Firewall
Posting a Message
The Personal Dashboard
Improving the Application with Asynchronous Calls
Ajax Calls with jQuery
Error Handling
Uploading a Photo
Commenting on a Post
Be More Social with Likes
Managing the Social Network
Backend Overview
Managing Users
Managing Posts
Managing Comments
A Simple Analytics Page
Testing and Debugging
TDD and BDD
Writing Tests in PHPUnit
Debugging with phpdbg
Application Improvement and Deploy
Creating an API for the RSS Feed
Deploying with Docker and Amazon AWS
Versioning with Git

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ISBN 139781785883156
Course Length2 hours and 45 minutes
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