PHP for Beginners Part 1

So you want to become a PHP developer. And not just any ole' programmer, but someone who writes great code and can work on exciting projects. Well then, this screencast series from our partners at SymfonyCasts (formerly KnpUniversity) is for you! You'll learn how to develop with PHP from the very beginning, with a real project, and coding exercises throughout the lessons so you can practice immediately.

In this first part of several series, you are going to learn to:

  • Create your first PHP file
  • Use functions, and variables
  • Work with arrays, loops, and if statements
  • Read and update files
  • Handle JSON
  • Set up your computer to run PHP
  • Create your own functions
  • Organize your project into multiple files
  • Create a simple layout