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Advanced PHP Training Course

Learn Advanced PHP web programming including OOP, MVC, and introduction to Zend from PHP web developers in London

Location: Kings Cross, London

Upcoming Class: 16 Jun 2014

£1450.00 or
£1,232.50 (If combined )
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Date Course Session Time Day(s) Price  
16 Jun 2014 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 10:00 - 17:00 4 £1450.00 Reserve
25 Aug 2014 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 10:00 - 17:00 4 £1450.00 Reserve
05 Oct 2014 Sun 10:00 - 17:00 4 £1450.00 Reserve
17 Nov 2014 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 10:00 - 17:00 4 £1450.00 Reserve

Overview

16 Jun 2014
10:00 - 17:00
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu
4 day(s)
£1450.00
25 Aug 2014
10:00 - 17:00
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu
4 day(s)
£1450.00
05 Oct 2014
10:00 - 17:00
Sun
4 day(s)
£1450.00
17 Nov 2014
10:00 - 17:00
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu
4 day(s)
£1450.00

Advanced PHP course overview

This advanced PHP course explains how to use Advanced PHP and MySQL features to create web applications. This course covers a range of topics such as Object Oriented Programming (OOP), UML, Design Patterns, Security in PHP, SOAP, htaccess, PHP Frameworks, PHP Best Practices and lots more.

Few practical PHP and MySQL based projects at the end of the course will ensure that you can apply PHP on your web projects.

This short advanced PHP course is hands-on, instructor-led and classroom based. This training can be taken as a part-time evening course or even on the weekends. A list of all upcoming public advanced PHP training course is given on training dragon website.

Who is Advanced PHP training for?

This Advanced  PHP training is designed for PHP intermediate level developers. This course is for you if you are interested in mastering Object Oriented PHP and have good experience in procedural php programming.

Prerequisites for Advanced PHP course

  • A good knowledge of HTML and CSS is required. You can get a good knowledge of HTML and CSS by taking our web design course.
  • You should have a good experience with procedural php programming before you start this advanced PHP course training, ideally you should have build few projects from scratch using procedural php. If you do not have any experience with PHP please consider Training Dragon’s beginners PHP Training.

What will I get?

  • Training from professional PHP and MySQL web developers:
    Training Dragon consultants have been implementing professional PHP and MySQL solutions across a range of web sites for many years. Those consultants write and teach our advanced PHP training courses, so their experience directly informs course content.
  • Real-time Practice and Projects:
    Our advanced PHP courses are designed to get you started in advanced php development. We work on industry related projects in this advanced PHP course.
  • Course Material:
    Advanced PHP and MySQL electronic notes are included in this course.
  • Course Completion Certificate:
    After completing this training you will receive an advanced PHP programming course completion certificate.
  • Support and Careers Advice:
    After the course if you have any problems or questions regarding advanced PHP and MySQL do not hesitate to contact us. Training Dragon’s trainers are expert in their fields and if you need any help with you career choice, please speak to one of our trainers.

Course Outline

Advanced PHP Course Contents

OOP in PHP

  • Building Classes and Objects
  • Working with Properties and Methods
  • Visibility Modifiers: private, protected, public
  • Constructors and Destructors
  • Inheritance
  • Interfaces
  • Code To an Interface, Not to an Implementation
  • Loose coupling

UML: Unified Modelling Language

  • Class diagrams
  • Represent Attributes and Operations
  • Define members visibility
  • Describe inheritance and implementation

OOP Design Patterns

  • Singleton Pattern
  • Factory Method Pattern
  • MVC: Model - View - Controller

Advanced SQL and PDO

  • OOP mysqli
  • PDO: PHP Data Objects
  • Data-access abstraction layer
  • PDO Requirements
  • PDO Structure
  • Connecting with PDO
  • Querying a Database
  • Prepare() Method
  • Running a Non Parameterised Query
  • Prepare using Named Markers
  • Running a Parameterised Query
  • Binding Named Markers (:marker)
  • Binding Unnamed Markers (?)
  • Fetching Data
  • Iterating Over Fetched Data

Using the MySQL Query Optimizer

  • Understanding MySQL Index types
  • MySQL Index usage
  • Using the MySQL Query Analyzer
  • Optimizing MySQL queries
  • Utilizing MySQL prepared statements
  • Using summary tables in MySQL

PHP Security

  • Prevent SQL injections
  • Prevent XSS injections
  • Prepared Statements in PDO and mysqli
  • Encrypting Functions 
  • Better Hashing

Htaccess

  • manipulate Apache .htaccess files
  • rewrite URLs

Process Files with PHP

  • Open files
  • Read and Modify files
  • Save and Close files

Process XML with PHP

  • Why XML?
  • XML intro
  • PHP 5 simpleXML extension
  • simpleXML requirements and installation
  • loading XML documents from files or strings
  • extracting XML data
  • displaying XML data
  • modifying XML
  • saving XML
  • using XPath and XSLT

SOAP and RESTful Web Services

  • Web Services
  • Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
  • Representational State Transfer (REST)
  • SOAP and REST pros and cons
  • Consuming Services
  • Creating Services

Extend PHP with PEAR.

  • PEAR intro: PHP Extension and Application Repository
  • installing packages
  • using PEAR packages

PHP Best Practices

  • third party packages
  • version control
  • documentation
  • unit testing

PHP Frameworks

  • Why use a Framework?
  • Frameworks overview
  • How to choose a Framework

Introduction to PHP Framework

  • Getting Started with Framework 2
  • Getting started: A skeleton application
  • Unit Testing
  • Modules
  • Routing and controllers
  • Database and models
  • Styling and Translations
  • Forms and actions
  • Conclusion

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