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Intermediate PHP

Video Description

Take a practical tour of modern PHP best practices and learn why the language is experiencing a renaissance. In this video course, web development consultant Lorna Jane Mitchell demonstrates new features and capabilities of PHP, including improved support for object-oriented programming and the Data Objects (PDO) extension, with detailed examples.

This course is ideal whether you’re relatively new to the language or looking to update your existing skills—and incredibly helpful if you’re developing a Drupal, WordPress, or Joomla site. Download this video or stream it through our HD player, and get up to speed on the great features recently introduced in PHP 5.x.

  • Learn how to upgrade your existing applications with PHP’s newer features
  • Get practical examples for using Command Line PHP
  • Secure your applications with the filter extension and password hashing API
  • Take advantage of Object Oriented PHP, including how to autoload classes and use exceptions effectively
  • Keep up to date with Composer and the new PSR standards in PHP
  • Make use of the PDO extension to access your database