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MVC Frameworks for Building PHP Web Applications

Course Summary

  Tours four open-source PHP frameworks, describing how to leverage each for developing basic applications.    

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    Course Syllabus


    What you should know
    Using the exercise files
    Installing Apache, MySQL, and PHP
    1. About PHP Frameworks
    Why use a framework?
    MVC is the MVP
    Framework concepts
    Finding the right solution
    Comparing Zend, Symfony, CakePHP, and CodeIgniter
    2. Introducing Zend Framework
    Intro to Zend 1.11 and the 2.0 beta
    Zend concepts, advantages, and issues
    Zend components
    Zend flow and architecture
    3. Using Zend Framework
    Downloading and setting up Zend Framework
    The development environment
    Creating a project
    The view
    The model
    Controller, form, and actions
    Taking it from here
    4. Introducing Symfony
    Intro to Symfony 2.0
    Symfony concepts, advantages, and issues
    Symfony components
    Symfony flow and architecture
    5. Using Symfony
    Downloading and setting up Symfony
    Routing, controllers, and bundles
    The view: Twig and templates
    The model: Doctrine 2
    Form and actions
    Taking it from here
    6. Introducing CodeIgniter
    Intro to CodeIgniter 2.1
    CodeIgniter concepts, advantages, and issues
    CodeIgniter classes
    CodeIgniter flow and architecture
    7. Using CodeIgniter
    Downloading and setting up CodeIgniter
    The model
    The controller
    The view
    Forms and making it all work
    Taking it from here
    8. Introducing CakePHP
    Intro to CakePHP 2.0
    CakePHP concepts, advantages, and issues
    CakePHP components
    CakePHP flow and architecture
    9. Using CakePHP
    Downloading and setting up CakePHP
    The model
    The controller
    The view and the FormHelper
    Making it all work
    Taking it from here

Course Fee:
USD 25

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4 - 5 hours / week

This course is listed under Open Source , Development & Implementations and Data & Information Management Community

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