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Introduction to PHP (4 Week Course)

Peter Meth

Wednesday, 8 August 2012 at 7:00 PM - Wednesday, 29 August 2012 at 9:30 PM (EDT)

Introduction to PHP (4 Week Course)

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Course Registration Ended $375.00 $13.73 $50.53

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If you do a few searches on job posting boards, it is easy to see that PHP programmers are in high demand. Why? Because PHP is a powerful scripting language that runs many of the largest websites on the internet. Startups love PHP because it helps them get their products to market quickly and effectively.

In this 4 week course you will be introduced to this powerful language and learn the techniques that professional PHP developers use to create full-featured web applications.

Topics Covered:

  • The famous "Hello World" application
  • The Request / Response cycle
  • Outputting information to the screen
  • Variables, Strings, Numbers and Arrays
  • Math and String Manipulation
  • Conditionals and Looping
  • Working with functions
  • Working with forms and validation
  • Sending emails with PHP
  • Filtering inputs and escaping outputs
  • Sharing information between pages
  • Working with Sessions and Cookies
  • Connecting to a database
  • Create, Read, Update, Delete (CRUD)
  • Putting it all together to make a real application

Dates & Times:

This course runs one night a week for 4 weeks (10 hours total).

  • Wednesday Aug 8 - 7:00 - 9:30pm
  • Wednesday Aug 15 - 7:00 - 9:30pm
  • Wednesday Aug 22 - 7:00 - 9:30pm
  • Wednesday Aug 29 - 7:00 - 9:30pm

About the instructor:

Peter Meth has been developing rich web applications for some of the largest companies in Canada for the past 10 years. He is also a part time entrepreneur who owns a successful software development company that provides web design, custom programming, database design, web hosting and live video streaming. He has extensive knowledge of web, database and server technologies including HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP, MySQL, Linux, Windows Server and Apache. He also has experience designing websites using open source content management systems such as WordPress, Joomla and Drupal.

Peter is an active member of the web development community. He is co-organizer of the GTA PHP Meetup Group and sole organizer of the East Toronto Web Design Meetup. Combined, these groups have over 700 active members. This November, Peter will help to bring the True North PHP conference to Toronto.

More Information:

This course is presented by Coder's Craft and the Toronto User's Group for Powersystems (TUG).

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When & Where

Room T3074 - Seneca@York
70 The Pond Rd
Toronto, ON M3J 3M6

Wednesday, 8 August 2012 at 7:00 PM - Wednesday, 29 August 2012 at 9:30 PM (EDT)

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