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Using MySQL Database with PHP
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Using MySQL Database with PHP

Taught in English

Harrison Kong

Instructor: Harrison Kong

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Intermediate level

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1.5 hours
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No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning
4.8

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What you'll learn

  • Using PDO to access an SQL-based database with PHP

  • Using MySQLi to access a MySQL database with PHP

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Guided Project

Learn, practice, and apply job-ready skills with expert guidance

Intermediate level

Recommended experience

1.5 hours
Learn at your own pace
No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning
4.8

(15 reviews)

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About this Guided Project

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. Task 1: Introduction and Overview

  2. Task 2: Connect to the database with PDO (PHP Data Object)

  3. Task 3: Retrieve a dataset with PDO

  4. Optional: After Task 3 Practice : Going Express!

  5. Task 4: Instantiate Car or Truck class base on returned data

  6. Tsk 5: Connect to the database with MySQLi

  7. Optional: After Task 5 Assessment

  8. Task 6: Retrieve a dataset with MySQLi

  9. Optional: Cumulative Challenge : Take to the Sky!

Recommended experience

Basic HTML, object-oriented PHP, relational database, and SQL

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Harrison Kong
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    Practice new skills by completing job-related tasks.

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    Follow along with pre-recorded videos from experts using a unique side-by-side interface.

  • No downloads or installation required

    Access the tools and resources you need in a pre-configured cloud workspace.

  • Available only on desktop

    This Guided Project is designed for laptops or desktop computers with a reliable Internet connection, not mobile devices.

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