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Learn PHP: Introduction

Learn about PHP, a programming language used in modern web development, and build a strong foundation in PHP by learning about basic syntax.

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  • Skill level

    Beginner
  • Time to complete

    Average based on combined completion rates — individual pacing in lessons, projects, and quizzes may vary
    2 hours
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  • Prerequisites

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About this course

Ready to start your journey into the PHP programming language? Learn how PHP is used in modern web development to create dynamic web applications. You’ll build a strong foundation in PHP, upon which you can build an understanding of more complex programming concepts.

Syllabus

3 lessons • 1 projects • 3 quizzes

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Meet the creator of the course
David Patlut
David studied Computer Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He was previously a software engineering instructor at Fullstack Academy and New York Code & Design Academy.
David studied Computer Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Prior to joining Codecademy, he was a software engineering instructor at Fullstack Academy and New York Code & Design Academy.

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