Northern Technology Institute (nti) Leeds

Zend PHP 1: Foundations

Northern Technology Institute (nti) Leeds
In Leeds

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Important information

Typology Training
Location Leeds
Duration 3 Days
  • Training
  • Leeds
  • Duration:
    3 Days

To provide non-programmers with a solid foundation in the PHP language.
Suitable for: Anyone who wants to learn the basics of the PHP language, and assumes some familiarity with web sites - what they are and the very basics of how they work - but no programming experience. Web designers who want to become PHP Developers would certainly benefit from this course.

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities (1)
Where and when
Starts Location
On request
Old Broadcasting House, 148 Woodhouse Lane, LS2 9EN, West Yorkshire, England
Starts On request
Old Broadcasting House, 148 Woodhouse Lane, LS2 9EN, West Yorkshire, England

Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

If you are a programmer in a Procedural or OO language, we recommend you take the Quick Start: PHP for Experienced Programmers course. If you are an ILE programmer, we recommend you take the PHP I: Foundations (i5/OS Programmers) course.

Course programme

The Zend PHP I: Foundations course is designed to provide non-programmers with a solid foundation in the PHP language. This course guides you through the basics of PHP with an experiential approach, filled with numerous examples and hands-on exercises. By the end of the course, you will have completed a functioning Blackjack program while you learn the essentials you need to program in PHP. You will also have the opportunity to use the Zend Studio IDE (Integrated Development Environment) to start your coding adventures the easy and correct way! The Zend Training Center will allow you to code exercises live during the course with your instructor able to both see and coach your progress.

You will learn how to:
  • Introduction to Programming Languages
  • PHP Language Basics: Syntax, Quaotes, Comments, Data Types
  • PHP Variable Basics: Numbers, Constants, Variables, Strings, Arrays
  • PHP Control Flow Basics: Operators, Conditionals, Loops
  • PHP Functional Basics: Functions, Libraries, Advanced Arrays, File Handling
  • PHP Programming Basics: Best Practices, Debugging, Introduction to HTML
  • PHP Web Basics: Introduction to Server Communications, Sessions, Security
  • PHP Database Basics: Introduction to MySQL/SQLite Database in relation to Web Sites
  • PHP Applications Basics: Best Approaches to Creating Applications; Course project
Course outline:

Day 1

Lesson 1 Introduction

  • Introduction to Programming Languages

Lesson 2 PHP Language Basics

  • Syntax
  • Quotes
  • Comments
  • Data types

Lesson 3 PHP Variable Basics

  • Numbers
  • Constants
  • Variables
  • Strings
  • Arrays

Day 2

Lesson 1 PHP Control Flow Basics

  • Operators
  • Conditionals
  • Loops

Lesson 2 PHP Functional Basics

  • Functions
  • Libraries
  • Advanced Arrays
  • File Handling

Lesson 3 PHP Programming Basics

  • Best Practices
  • Debugging
  • Brief Introduction to HTML

Day 3

Lesson 1 PHP Web Basics

  • Brief Introduction to Server Communication
  • Sessions
  • Security

Lesson 2 PHP Database Basics

  • Introduction to the MySQL/SQLite Database as it relates to Web Sites

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