PHP for Beginners Training Courses

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PHP is a programming language that is used mainly as the server side language for most web sites in the world. For instance, all Wordpress sites are built on PHP. Using the PHP language mean that highly dynamic sites can be built that the user can interact with.

PHP is an easy language to learn but can often look intimidating at first sight. PHP for beginners teaches PHP through a series of clear, focused lessons that will have you up and running in no time at all.

Even if you have never written a line of code in your life before this course will help you understand the fundamentals of programming as well as getting you writing the PHP language through a series of project based modules.

Who is the PHP for Beginners course aimed at?

The PHP for Beginners course is aimed at complete beginners or those with very little knowledge of programming. It will take you through the basics and by the end of the course you will be able to write real world useful PHP programmes.

You will learn the fundamentals of programming using PHP as the example language and then learn how using PHP on a server where the web site is stored can change a static web site into a highly dynamic one that the user can interact with.

You will learn, for example, how to build and the submit a form that the user fills out. Also how to validate the email address and give an error message if it is not in the correct format.

PHP for Beginners course content

  • Setting up a PHP development environment on your PC or Mac
  • Variable
  • Test Strings
  • Calculations with PHP
  • Comments and Whitespace
  • Control Structures and Loops
  • Making decisions with conditions
  • The Switch statement
  • What is an array
  • Looping through the contents of an array
  • PHP classes
  • Building custom classes
  • Reading an external file
  • Error messages and debugging
  • Email - POST and GET
  • Forms
  • and much more

What kind of PHP for Beginners courses are available?

There are many ways to learn PHP for Beginners to suit both your lifestyle and budget and your interests.

Many companies offer a wide variety of learning methods including:

  • One day courses - Live Face to face - often a basics course
  • Evening Courses
  • Week day courses - usually full time four or five days
  • Weekend courses - usually one or more weekends
  • Residential courses - Live face to face training in a training provider facility
  • Distance Learning courses
  • Online training courses

After completing the PHP for Beginners course

You will be be able to take on basic programming tasks and feel confident as a programmer. You will be able to build a basic Wordpress custom theme for instance based on another theme.

By advancing to more advanced courses you will be able to extend your knowledge and move from being able to do basic programming to advanced projects.

For instance the PHP and MySQL course would be the ideal course to move onto from here.

Visit our training course directory and find out more details about enrolling onto PHP for Beginners course with the UK's leading PHP for Beginners training course providers.