October 9th, 2012, 10:12 AM
Hi all, first post so be nice! hehe
Anyway, any feedback is greatly appreciated. Thanks.
October 9th, 2012, 10:19 AM
They're probably going to teach you web development using Python instead of PHP. Python is a great language with a growing following.
If you still want to learn PHP, the best way is to get a real book (like the O'Reilly PHP/MySQL book) and work through it, trying out all the examples. You can also stay on the forums for a while and read about best practices and how to fix common problems.
There's a new user guide as well which will help you with getting started posting and solving common questions.
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October 9th, 2012, 09:49 PM
If you already know C or C++, PHP will not be a difficult language to learn. The concepts, syntax and standard library are all pretty similar.