The course teaches MySQLi, a way to connect to databases within PHP. It covers connecting to the database, and using all the features required to build fast, scalable applications that use a database connection. It covers essential concepts like security, and best practices with using the data retrieved from the database.
Benefits of MySQLi
A knowledge of PHP and MySQL is recommended for this course.
Anyone with basic knowledge of PHP, database experience not required but is helpful, as this is demonstrated.
Work with a MySQL database with PHP to build applications that depend on a database connection. This course covers all required elements of MySQLi from working with data to security.
The learner will require a webserver (Apache or Nginx) with PHP 4.1 or greater (although a higher, preferably the latest version, is better), and MySQL installed.
Students will also require database management software such as Sequel Pro (Mac), HeidiSQL (Windows) or MySQL workbench (Linux).