Learn PHP in 15 minutes

PHP is one of the most useful languages to know and is used everywhere you look online. In this tutorial, I start from the beginning and show you how to start writing PHP scripts.

The video covers the software you need to get started, data types, outputting data, variables, concatenating strings, operators, if statements, HTML forms, arrays and loops.

Check out my Learn HTML in 12 Minutes video for a quick introduction to HTML, which will be useful before trying to understand this tutorial:

Learn JavaScript in 12 Minutes http://youtu.be/Ukg_U3CnJWI

Set Up a Local Web Server
For Mac: http://www.mamp.info/en/index.html
For Windows: http://www.wampserver.com

Recommended Text Editors
For Mac: http://www.sublimetext.com
For Windows: http://notepad-plus-plus.org

VPS Provider
Digital Ocean: https://m.do.co/c/791d593997b2

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23 thoughts on “Learn PHP in 15 minutes

  1. cheers. Old video but useful for quickly learning the basics. Have any of the basic techniques described in this video been superseded by something more efficient in the past 8 years? I'd assume no, as this seems to be the basic building blocks.

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