Learn PHP | Codecademy

Why Learn PHP?

PHP is a widely used server-side programming language that’s become increasingly fast and powerful over the years. PHP works well with HTML and databases, making it a great language for anyone interested in building dynamic web applications.

Take-Away Skills

In this course, you’ll be exposed to fundamental programming concepts in PHP.

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Note on Prerequisites:

Some basic HTML is helpful before taking this course.

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What you’ll learn

  1. 1

    Learn how PHP is used in modern web development to create dynamic web pages for visitors.

  2. 2

    Learn about PHP variables and the string and number data types.

  3. 3

    Get started learning about functions in PHP so you can create your own reusable blocks of code.

  4. 4

    PHP contains built-in functions for completing common (and some niche) tasks. This course will teach you how to find and use functions.

  5. 5

    Learn about PHP ordered and associative arrays and how this data type is used to store, access and manipulate data.

What you’ll create

Portfolio projects that showcase your new skills

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How you’ll master it

Stress-test your knowledge with quizzes that help commit syntax to memory

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