PHP was one of the first and still the most popular languages on the web allowing people to build dynamic websites without having to compile code. As a server side language, PHP can retrieve data from any database, manipulate it and display it on the web for users to interact with. PHP is used by millions of websites including Facebook, Etsy and the most popular CMS applications Wordpress and Drupal.
This course is an introduction to PHP meant for budding programmers. We will cover PHP, basic server-side concepts, and MySQL. A familiarity with basic HTML and CSS is required. If you are an experienced developer interested in taking the class, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This class is limited to the first 10 students who sign up. It is a 4-week course and the $100 fee covers all 4 weeks.
Week 1: Monday, May 6, 7-9pm
Week 2: Monday, May 13, 7-9pm
Week 3: Monday, May 20, 7-9pm
Week 4: Wednesday, May 22, 7-9pm (Change due to Memorial Day Weekend)
About the teacher: Brian McElaney is a solutions architect and developer who has been writing code for web applications for over 17 years. Currently he manages the software development team at Tamman Tech. Brian loves photography, brewing his own beer, cooking bar-b-que competitively, and brunch. Oh Lord, and brunch.
Are you unemployed or can't afford our class due to financial restrictions? Apply for a scholarship! (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dDRJNXNIYmJ0Mkk1WmxzZUUyN29faUE6MQ#gid=0)
For this class, you will need the following items:
A new laptop purchased in the last 3 years.
A text editor. We recommend Sublime Text (http://www.sublimetext.com/).
A web server environment (Choose One):
- For Mac/OSX - MAMP (http://www.mamp.info/en/index.html)
- For Windows - WAMP (http://www.wampserver.com/en/)
- If either doesn't work, try XAAMP (http://www.apachefriends.org/en/xampp.html)