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PHP Training

In order to create a better professional figure and value to resume and professional profile, one needs to undergo some professional courses that would introduce them to the real time skills and thus they would be recognised as better professionals and would have a higher employment value.

Especially when it comes to technical profiling and jobs, one needs to pursue at least a course of any of the server side scripting languages that can help them gain some real time technical skills. PHP/MySQL is one of the most commonly used server side scripting language that is used in most of the web development processes. One can argue that almost 50% of the web applications that we see all around us being used for everyday affairs are built with PHP/MySQL as the core language. The wide acceptability and use of this language makes it an important language to learn for any budding software engineer who wishes to have a successful career. Being an open source language and based on the object oriented programming (OOPs) concept, it is most widely used and easy to learn language. But as it is said, whatever the skills might be and however easy they are, it needs to be pursued in proper supervision and guidance in order to learn them successfully in a viable period of time and with utmost expertise. Sensation Software, one of the leading Php training centres in Bhubaneswar provides this Php/MySQL course with the best of the faculties.

PHP/MySQL being an important and powerful tool has many deeper insights that one needs to know and should be able to implement. Sensation Software takes care of this and employs the best of the faculties available to teach its students. The faculties here hold an ample amount of experience on PHP/MySQL technologies and have helped a lot of students build their career as software engineers. Understanding the need of solidary training on this technology and catering to the exact needs of the IT students to nurture their technical knowledge, Sensation Software proves to be the best php training institute in Bhubaneswar.

So, what’s the wait for? Just contact us and get enrolled today for our Php courses and add wings to your professional career.

Course Syllabus

Introduction to PHP

  • History of PHP
  • Comparison with dynamic content alternatives (Perl, CGI, ASP, JSP, Servlets , CGI, etc)
  • PHP tools and set up (web browser/server, editor, libraries, etc)
  • Create a basic PHP Script
  • Taking user input (HTML forms)
  • Self Referring Forms
  • Selecting alternatives
  • Use PHP to generate HTTP headers
  • Pass PHP variables via the URL
  • Debugging Tips
  • Where to find PHP documentation

Taking User Input from Forms via PHP

  • Creating forms with PHP
  • Security Protection from Cross Site Scripting
  • Using the form GET method
  • Using the form POST method
  • Obtaining data from forms through variables
  • Using hidden fields
  • Secure Web Forms (HTTPS and SSL)
  • Calling pages from themselves using forms
  • Quoting HTML entities in user input

Variables and Expressions in PHP

  • Identifiers
  • Data Types (integers, floats, strings and booleans)
  • Type juggling
  • Text constants, interpolation (strings, arrays, objects), here documents
  • Creating Variables
  • Variable assignment
  • Variable Scope
  • Namespaces
  • User-defined Constants
  • String constants, variable interpolation into strings
  • HTTP environment variables
  • Magic Constants
  • Variable References

PHP Operators

  • Arithmetic Operators
  • Logical Operators
  • Relational (Comparison) Operators
  • The Identity Operator
  • Bitwise Operators
  • Error Suppression Operator
  • Execution Operators
  • Other Operators
  • Assignment Operators
  • Operator Precedence and Associativity

Conditional Tests and Events in PHP

  • True and False
  • If
  • Comparing Strings and Numbers
  • else and elseif
  • The ? : Operator
  • Comparing for equality or identity
  • The switch / case statement
  • Alternative Syntax for Control Structures

PHP Flow Control

  • Loops
  • while
  • do ... while
  • for
  • break and continue
  • goto
  • exit

PHP Configuration

  • The php.ini file
  • Module Vs CGI Usage
  • register_globals
  • Control of error logging
  • Control of resource limits
  • Commonly set configurations
  • File system security
  • PHP4 compatibility in PHP5
  • A glance at upcoming PHP6

PHP Functions

  • Purpose of functions
  • Built-in functions
  • Declaring functions
  • Functions Arguments
  • Default Arguments
  • Arguments - Call by Reference
  • Return
  • Returning References
  • Variable Scope (global vs local)
  • Static variables
  • Recursion
  • include and require
  • Variable function calls

String Manipulation in PHP

  • substring and [] operators
  • Case conversion, trimming
  • Formatting output data
  • Regular expressions

Storing Data in Arrays using PHP

  • What are arrays?
  • How and when to use arrays
  • Indexing arrays, numeric and hashes
  • Initialising arrays
  • Using foreach
  • Add/remove elements from arrays
  • One-dimensional arrays
  • Multi-dimensional arrays
  • References to array elements
  • Arrays in forms
  • Array operators
  • Array related functions

Handling Databases with PHP

  • PHP's database APIs
  • Error-handling strategies
  • Connection/disconnection, log in/log out
  • Escaping strings in SQL statements
  • Including common access functions
  • Doing simple SQL queries via PHP
  • Building HTML tables using SQL Queries
  • Avoiding SQL Injection attacks
  • Access to: MySql, MySqli, Oracle & MS-SQL
  • Using PEAR DB
  • Using PHP Data Objects - PDO
  • An Insight to Smart Programming

Sessions and Cookies in PHP

  • What is a session?
  • Dependencies on the php.ini file
  • Understanding PHP session variables
  • Create a PHP session variable
  • Register and modify PHP session variables
  • Putting PHP session IDs in pages
  • Good Practice with sessions and PHP
  • Cookie properties
  • Setting a cookie in PHP
  • Retrieving PHP cookies
  • Expiring/Deleting PHP cookies
  • Drawbacks to cookies
  • Using cookies well
  • Cookie Security Issues

File and Directory Access Using PHP

  • Opening files, local and remote
  • Reading and writing files
  • PHP portability on different Operating Systems
  • Finding file metadata
  • Handling file permissions
  • Handling file ownership
  • File locking
  • Opening and reading directories
  • File uploads from the browser/user

Other I/O Issues in PHP

  • Getting IP addresses from visitors
  • Getting referring URLs from visitors
  • Environment variables
  • Showing different content to different browsers (IE, Netscape, Firefox, Mozilla, Opera, etc)
  • Handling HTTP and MIME headers

Object Orientation in PHP

  • Object basics
  • Classes in PHP
  • PHP4 - constructors
  • PHP5 - constructors and destructors
  • Inheritance
  • Accessing instance data and functions
  • __sleep and __wakeup
  • __autoload
  • Class constants
  • PHP5 OO Additions
  • Objects: Assignments and References
  • Try throw catch Exception handling PEAR, PECL and Smarty
  • PECL quick tour
  • APC - Alternative PHP Cache
  • Xdebug - debugging and profiling
  • PEAR installation and quick tour
  • PEAR Config
  • PEAR Log
  • PEAR Auth
  • PEAR HTML_Quickform
  • Smarty Templates
  • Smarty and HTML_Quickform
  • Smarty and Quickform help with security

Handling Email with PHP

  • Sending email
  • Sending multi part email - MIME
  • Accessing mail boxes - IMAP & POP

Graphics in PHP

  • Graphics basics, referencing a PHP scrip in an IMG tag
  • Image MIME type
  • Basic examples, line/box drawing
  • Creation from an existing image
  • Image copying and resizing
  • Drawing text on images