PHP I: Foundations (IBMi) Online Training Course

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$1,200.00

Designed to provide ILE programmers with a solid foundation in PHP . Guides you through the PHP basics and includes numerous hands-on exercises. You will also learn about the exciting new 5250 Bridge as well as tools like the PHP IBM i Toolkit and DB2 extensions.

Thanks for making PHP look much easier then what it has. - Dale Looft

Product Benefits

This course is offered online - with a live instructor or can be adapted for the classroom setting.

OBJECTIVE

To learn the basics of the PHP programming language and its relation to the i5/OS system

CLASS DATE AND TIME

Check our upcoming online training schedule

CLASS OUTLINE

1. WORKING WITH THE WEB
A. Client / Server Programs
B. Server Communication
C. Sessions
D. Cookies
E. Typed Languages
F. What is PHP
G. PHP: Benefits to RPG Programmers
H. Introduction to PHP Syntax
I. How PHP works with HTML
J. Basic HTML Elements
   6. FUNCTION BASICS

A. Types of Functions
B. Calling Functions
C. Declaring Functions
D. Function Inputs
E. Function Outputs
F. Internal Functions
2. ZEND STUDIO AND PHP
A. Zend Studio for i/OS Features
B. PHP Environment
C. Zend Core for i/OS
D. Connecting to DB/ and RPG/COBOL
   7. PHP TOOLKIT FOR i/OS
A. PHP Toolkit
3. INTRODUCTION TO PHP
A. Comments
B. Variables and Data Types
C. Constants
D. Strings
E. Quotes
F. Arrays
G. Variable References
H. Scope
   8. PHP AND DATA SOURCES
A. Connecting to a Data Source
B. SQL and MySQL
C. Connecting PHP and MySQL
D. Running MySQL on i/OS
E. Connecting PHP and DB
F. DB Access using the PHP Toolkit
G. ibm_db Extensions
4. OPERATORS

A. Operators and Conditional Statements
B. Combining Operators
C. String Operators
D. Comparison Operators
E. Logical Operators
F. Conditionals
G. Switch

   9. BRIDGE FOR i/OS

A. Bridge Components
5. LOOPING STATEMENTS

A. for
B. while
C. do-while
D. continue
E. break
F. foreach

   10. FILE HANDLING IN PHP

A. File System Basics
B. Types of File Functions
C. Opening Files
D. Reading from Files
E. Writing to Files
F. Closing Files
G. File System Performance
AUDIENCE
This course is designed for experienced i5 system programmers who currently utilize RPG (or COBOL), and want to explore using PHP to create web-based application front ends for existing RPG applications or begin the track to become PHP programmers.

PREREQUISITES
Active i5/OS programming experience (ILE language DB2 experience). Basic knowledge of HTML, please see: Course Note.

Registration Information and Technical Requirements

Note: After you have purchased your Zend online training course, you will receive an email detailing the registration process.
If you have any questions please contact us at itraining@zend.com
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