PHP is one of the most important server-side web programming languages, and in combination with the database system MySQL and the database language SQL, an easy to learn, but also very powerful, programming language to create dynamic websites.
With this book, you will learn how to create your own dynamic websites with PHP, starting with the basics and using many practical examples. This makes a perfect gift idea for a computer scientist or programmer who is just starting to learn programming language.
Learn the PHP Backend Language.
80% of the top 10 million websites use PHP, hence you cannot ignore the power of PHP!
If you thought that PHP is dead then you are wrong. It’s still alive and kicking. In terms of market share, there are over 20 million websites and application on the internet developed using PHP scripting language.
PHP is particularly popular for freelance work, since many small businesses or non-technical people would want to use WordPress, Wix or other popular content management systems to set up their websites or shopping carts.
What sets Laravel apart from other PHP web frameworks? Speed and simplicity, for starters. This rapid application development framework and its ecosystem of tools let you quickly build new sites and applications with clean, readable code. Fully updated to cover Laravel 5.8, the second edition of this practical guide provides the definitive introduction to one of today’s mostpopular web frameworks.
Matt Stauffer, a leading teacher and developer in the Laravel community, delivers a high-level overview and concrete examples to help experienced PHP web developers get started with this framework right away. This updated edition also covers Laravel Dusk and Horizon and provides information about community resources and other noncore Laravel packages.