Discuss How to learn PHP? in the PHP Development forum on Dev Shed. How to learn PHP? PHP Development forum discussing coding practices, tips on PHP, and other PHP-related topics. PHP is an open source scripting language that has taken the web development industry by storm.
No, this is not a good resource. They're full of bad practices, false information and bad advice. See W3Fools for an in-depth explanation of why this site should neither be used for learning nor as a reference.
Unfortunately, they've managed to gain some popularity by tricking people into believing they're are an "official" site by the W3C. They are not! It's a private site that seems to be mainly focused on selling "certificates", not so much on spreading knowledge.
Whatever you do: Think for yourself and use multiple sources, don't just copy and paste other peoples' code. The internet is full of sh*tty PHP code with outdated features and unsecure practices, so it's better to actually learn the language and program yourself.
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I recommend Matt Zandstra's two PHP books. For absolute beginners, the Sams Learn PHP in 24 hours should be able to make you an intermediate skilled programmer by the time you finish reading all the chapters. Once at this level, you should read the other book by Zandstra: PHP Object, Patterns and Practices. If you truly understand everything in these two books, you will be close to advanced programmer.
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PHP is an open source and it's very easy to learn online. There is an official website of PHP . "www.php.net" Use This site to learn PHP in proper manner. Also You can go through w3schools.com There is lots of material which will helpful to you.