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Learning PHP 7

Video Description

Leverage the simplicity and power of PHP 7 to develop feature-rich web applications

About This Video

  • Learn PHP 7 from scratch, bypassing archaic, useless and deprecated functionalities.

  • Develop an engaging, feature-rich “social networking” application and deploy it with Docker and Amazon.

  • Adopt the voluminous performance improvements and build just about any type of web presence you can imagine

  • In Detail

    PHP is back and is faster and more lightweight than ever. The world of web technology is seamlessly evolving, and PHP 7’s simplicity and prowess addresses the requirements of current and future web and mobile application development.

    Learning PHP 7 demonstrates how to script for the web, providing everything from simple PHP commands to advanced data manipulations.

    The course takes a deep dive into basic PHP concepts such as variables, constants, operators, arrays, conditionals, and loops, which every developer needs to master. The course also covers object-oriented paradigms and coding standards, which acts as the do’s and don'ts of writing code.

    The core of the course lies in bringing all the newly introduced features to fruition. This is done through the creation of a fun social web application where a viewer can post and share pictures including features of likes and comments. The use of several controllers in the application provides the viewer with a learning curve to add more interactivity to their own applications. The course also shows you how to build an administrative panel with an intuitive menu and create a dynamic page to manage the users, photos, and comments in the application.

    Important topics such as creating an API for an RSS feed, deploying with Docker and Amazon AWS, and versioning with Git are a real bonus for blooming web developers.

    Table of Contents

    1. Chapter 1 : Introduction to PHP 7
      1. The Course Overview 00:03:51
      2. PHP 7 Versus PHP 5.x 00:03:38
      3. Setting Up the Environment 00:03:39
      4. Basic PHP Syntax 00:02:27
      5. Variables, Constants, and Operators 00:03:10
      6. Arrays 00:02:27
      7. Conditionals 00:03:26
      8. Loops 00:02:44
    2. Chapter 2 : Object-oriented Programming
      1. Functions 00:04:09
      2. Classes and Objects 00:05:07
      3. Namespace and Composer 00:03:17
    3. Chapter 3 : Lights, Camera, Action!
      1. Web Application Basic Concepts 00:03:45
      2. Project Structure Overview 00:03:00
      3. The Home Page 00:03:03
      4. Controllers and Log System 00:03:24
      5. Templating with Twig 00:03:28
    4. Chapter 4 : Database Interaction
      1. MySQL and Basic SQL Syntax 00:04:37
      2. CRUD Operation with PDO 00:04:03
      3. Doctrine ORM 00:04:16
    5. Chapter 5 : User Interaction
      1. Basic Security Concepts 00:04:27
      2. Registration Page, Controller, and Validations 00:03:45
      3. Registration Page, Database, and Password 00:04:01
      4. Authentication and Authorization – Login 00:04:05
      5. Authentication and Authorization – Firewall 00:03:46
      6. Posting a Message 00:03:33
      7. The Personal Dashboard 00:02:19
    6. Chapter 6 : Improving the Application with Asynchronous Calls
      1. Ajax Calls with jQuery 00:07:07
      2. Error Handling 00:03:06
      3. Uploading a Photo 00:04:46
      4. Commenting on a Post 00:04:15
      5. Be More Social with Likes 00:05:59
    7. Chapter 7 : Managing the Social Network
      1. Backend Overview 00:03:37
      2. Managing Users 00:05:51
      3. Managing Posts 00:03:42
      4. Managing Comments 00:03:31
      5. A Simple Analytics Page 00:04:32
    8. Chapter 8 : Testing and Debugging
      1. TDD and BDD 00:03:11
      2. Writing Tests in PHPUnit 00:05:08
      3. Debugging with phpdbg 00:04:11
    9. Chapter 9 : Application Improvement and Deploy
      1. Creating an API for the RSS Feed 00:04:03
      2. Deploying with Docker and Amazon AWS 00:04:18
      3. Versioning with Git 00:05:01