Build Messenger Clone Using PHP and MySQL

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Learn how to develop web applications

Understand the development process of a web application

Clock2 hours
IntermediateIntermediate
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this 2-hour long project-based course, you will learn to design and develop web applications, learn and understand the development process of a web application. In this project, you will learn core elements of HTML, CSS styling elements, and PHP database connectivity. While you are learning you will get to understand how to insert and store your information from a web page into a back-end database and will understand how login systems are working by simulating the Facebook login system. By the end of this project, you will be able to work in any full-stack developer team and develop any web application.

Skills you will develop

Full Stack DeveloperPHP database connectivitymessenger cloneWeb Designweb application development

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Messenger Clone preview

  2. CSS impact on a web page

  3. Home page UI

  4. Database Design

  5. Login into messenger

  6. Notify users

  7. Message History

  8. PHP sessions and security checks

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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