Course Details and Schedule

PHP is a widely used general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for web development and can be embedded into HTML. This one-day course gives an overview of PHP. You will analyse PHP written examples, explore object-oriented programming, and write some PHP code yourself to complete set objectives. You will also learn how to write PHP codes to create contact forms and manipulate data from a database.

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • General syntax of a PHP script
  • Variables, expressions and statements
  • Conditional and looping statements
  • Manipulating arrays
  • Anatomy of a function
  • Basic object-oriented programming
  • Sessions and cookies
  • Sending emails
  • Introduction to PHP and databases (retrieving, storing and manipulating data from a database)
Course information
Intended audience Web site creators interested in adding more features to their sites
Prior knowledge Some knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript is important. Those new to programming should consider first attending the Programming: Concepts course
Resources A course book must be purchased when you attend the course (included in the Cost below)
Software Windows 7, XAMPP for Windows, Notepad, PHP Designer
Format Presentation with practical exercises
Further information Lunch and refreshments will be provided. The fee for this course must be paid in advance. The non-refundable portion of this fee is £16. Please see our terms and conditions for more details.
Where next? Web publishing and programming courses

Course provider: IT Learning Programme

Booking normally opens 30 days before the course begins.
Commences Dates Time Sessions Cost Location Status
4th week Wednesday 10 February 09:15-17:15 1 32.00 IT Services, 13 Banbury Road places available Add to basket

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Frequency: This course runs once a year subject to teacher availability.