This course will introduce you to the PHP Zend Framework. PHP has been around for a long time and the Zend framework has proven to be one of the most popular web frameworks for PHP. This course will cover the basics of getting Zend running with a brief overview.
In this course you will learn how to create dynamic, data driven web sites using the LAMP stack. The course focuses on the integration of the LAMP components (especially MySQL and PHP) to create a complete working site. Throughout the course, a lending library that needs a web application to track its books and borrowers provides a scenario for discussion and demonstration.
Hackers target PHP web applications more often than other sites because most PHP code is written by developers with little security experience. Protecting web applications from these attacks has become an essential skill for all PHP developers. Creating Secure PHP Websites shows you how to meet the most important security challenges when developing websites with PHP.
PHP is commonly used by people who want to build a simple, dynamic website quickly and effortlessly. Since its debut in 1995, it’s become an extremely popular choice for web developers. So popular, in fact, that roughly 80% of all websites use it now, including many Fortune 500 companies and top technology startups. By the end of this track, you’ll have what it takes to begin your career in companies that use PHP, or even to build your own website!