Cut through the noise and get real results with a step-by-step approach to learning PHP programming
Key FeaturesIdeal for the PHP beginner who is getting started for the first timeComplete step-by-step exercises and open-ended activities to help build and reinforce key skillsStructured to let you progress at your own pace, on your own termsUse your physical copy to redeem free access to the online interactive editionBook DescriptionYou already know you want to learn PHP 7, and a smarter way to learn PHP development is to learn by doing. The PHP Workshop focuses on building up your practical skills so that you can develop cutting-edge, high-performance web applications. It’s ideal if you’re looking to work with an existing application, or even develop your own side project with a PHP framework like Laravel. You'll learn from real examples that lead to real results.
Throughout The PHP Workshop, you'll take an engaging step-by-step approach to understanding PHP development. You won't have to sit through any unnecessary theory. If you're short on time you can jump into a single exercise each day or spend an entire weekend learning about third-party libraries. It's your choice. Learning on your terms, you'll build up and reinforce key skills in a way that feels rewarding.
Every physical copy of The PHP Workshop unlocks access to the interactive edition. With videos detailing all exercises and activities, you'll always have a guided solution. You can also benchmark yourself against assessments, track progress, and receive content updates. It's a premium learning experience that's included with your printed copy. To redeem, follow the instructions located at the start of your PHP guide.
Fast-paced and direct, The PHP Workshop is the ideal companion for PHP beginners. You'll build and iterate on your code like a software developer, learning along the way. This process means that you'll find that your new skills stick, embedded as best practice. A solid foundation for the years ahead.
What you will learnGet to grips with fundamental concepts and conventions of PHP 7Work with PHP MySQL databases and build dynamic applicationsLearn how to compile logical errors and handle exceptions in your programsExplore how PHP unit testing can help create a bug-free development processIntegrate third-party packages into your applicationsConnect external web services to your applications with tools like GuzzleWho this book is forWorkshops are ideal for foundational, entry-level developers who are learning something new.