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PHP & Databases with PDO

Course Summary

Whether you have aspirations of working on a Content Management System, an E-Commerce Site, a new and exciting web app, or an API you will eventually need to work with a Database. PHP and Databases work together through the use of PHP Data Objects or PDO for short.

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    Course Syllabus

    Getting Started With PDO

    Now that you know the basics of the PHP language it is time for us to start talking about how to integrate with databases. For this course we are going to use a sample database that is structured to fit the construct of a Movie rental store. This sample database is called the Sakila database. 5 steps
    • Introductions 5:24
    • Connecting with PDO 6:26
    • PDO Basics 3 questions
    • Managing Errors 8:17
    • Managing Errors in PDO 3 questions

    PDO Queries & Results

    Queries are one of the most used items out of all of the interfacing we will want to do with our PDO object. Let's take a closer look at queries using PDO and what these queries will return to us. 6 steps

    PDO Database Security

    Security is very important when we start working with databases. Most all databases contain information that could be considered sensitive or private. We would not want to open up ourselves to attacks from the outside or accidental dumps of this private information. 5 steps

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USD 25

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1 - 4 hours / week

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