App and Web Development PHP, MySQL and Drupal – Open Source Development - Only 6 Days

Why

Six reasons why you should sit your PHP, MySQL and Drupal course with Firebrand Training

Find Out How We Help You To Learn New Skills Quickly

  1. You'll be PHP, MySQL and Drupal trained in just 6 days.
  2. Our PHP, MySQL and Drupal course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. You’ll learn more PHP, MySQL and Drupal. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  4. You’ll learn PHP, MySQL and Drupal faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  5. You’ll be studying PHP, MySQL and Drupal with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 70,652 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  6. You'll do more than study PHP, MySQL and Drupal courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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What

On this 6-day accelerated course, you'll develop the skills to manage the LAMP and WAMP solution stacks. You'll get an introduction to full-stack development using Open Source applications including MySQL and Drupal. You'll also learn to program in PHP, a server-side scripting language.

Once you've completed this training you can expect to have a well-developed understanding of topics such as:

  • Building an ecommerce shop
  • Creating a content management system (CMS)
  • Developing contact us forms
  • Developing web forms
  • Handling form data using PHP and SQL
  • Install Drupal website
  • Build a website, blog or online shop
  • Use Drupal distributions
  • Understand Drupal View and CCK

Using Firebrand's unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique you'll learn both the theoretical knowledge and the hands-on skills required in MySQL and Drupal.

This course is designed for PHP beginners interested in creating a dynamic website and maintaining a website using Drupal.

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Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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Part 1: PHP

Introduction

  • Introduction to dynamic websites
  • What is PHP and Apache?
  • Server Side vs. Client Side Scripting
  • What is MySQL Database?
  • Why choose PHP and MySQL
  • Installing PHP, MySQL, phpMyAdmin, Apache web server

PHP Programming

  • PHP Syntax
  • Hello world String
  • PHP variables, data types and operators
  • Conditional statements using If, else and Switch
  • Creating numeric and associative Arrays
  • Array() Construct
  • PHP For and While Loops
  • Server Side Includes (SSI)

PHP Functions

  • Defining your own PHP functions
  • Functions Parameters
  • Function return value
  • Calling a function
  • PHP Built-in Functions
  • PHP Date and String functions

HTML Forms and PHP

  • What is Form
  • Form action and method
  • How to send, capture and display form data
  • URL Parameters

PHP Global Variables

  • POST and GET
  • Cookies
  • Session

Part 2: MySQL

MySQL Database

  • Database concepts and RDBMS (Relational Database Management Systems)
  • Introduction to SQL (Structured Query Language)
  • Creating ERD (Entity Relationship Diagram)
  • Understanding phpMyAdmin
  • What are MySQL data types
  • Creating and Editing Database and Tables
  • Primary and foreign key
  • Inserting Data in tables
  • Updating, deleting, selecting and searching for data using SWL Wild cards
  • Using group functions
  • MySQL built-in functions
  • Using table joins

Create Dynamic Pages using PHP and MySQL

  • Connect PHP with MySQL
  • Insert web page data into database
  • Update data from web pages
  • View dynamic data and delete data on web pages

How to setup a website development project

  • Project, Folder and File Structure
  • Database design

Projects in PHP and MySQL Course

Project 1: Build a Contact us Email Form

  • Create Form on web page
  • Accept data
  • Mail function

Project 2: Build a Login system

  • Create a login page and connect a login page to database
  • Validate login data
  • Creating a restricted area

Project 3: Build an online shop backend CMS

  • Database for shopping cart website
  • Add and delete product pages and images
  • View and update products
  • View customers
  • View online orders

Project 4: Create an E-commerce shopping cart website

  • E-commerce website design
  • Create a home page
  • Build a product search
  • Display e-commerce catalogue
  • Create a basket page
  • Remove, add and update the basket page
  • Customer checkout

Drupal Course Content:

Introduction

  • Introduction to CMS
  • What is Drupal
  • Role of HTML

Roles and User Accounts

  • Changing Your account settings
  • Roles and User Accounts
  • Set-up New User Accounts

Contents Management

  • Content Types
  • Finding and Editing Content
  • Editing Options
  • Taxonomies - Organising content
  • Input FormatRevision Information
  • File Attachments
  • Configure comment settings for a content type
  • Authoring information
  • Content publishing options

Article Management

  • Creating An Article

Setting Up Forums

  • Create a Forum and Forum Container
  • Settings

Using Books

  • Create and Manage a Book and Book Outline
  • Add a 'Child' Page

Using CK Editor

  • Editing Content
  • Cutting and Pasting - will Drupal pick up formatting if text is c + straight from Microsoft Word?
  • Styling Text
  • Adding Links and Images

Site Structure Overview

  • Learn about structure of a Drupal site
  • Regions, Blocks and Menus
  • Images and resources library - how can images and resources be organised and easily accessed?
  • Image resizing - is it possible to do this in the CMS?
  • Homepage - what content can be featured here? Is it customisable?
  • Search - how does the search work on the public facing website?
  • Creating meta data

Drupal Installation

  • Downloading Drupal
  • How to upload your site to a hosting server
  • Finding a web host for your site
  • Reserve a domain name (website name)
  • Installing Drupal on your Web Space

Drupal Templates

  • Adding a pre-existing site theme to Drupal
  • Creating and adding your own site template to Drupal
  • Free vs premium Drupal themes

Drupal Modules

  • What is Modules?
  • Where to find Drupal Modules
  • Downloading, Installing and Activating Modules

Drupal Core Modules

  • Access statistics and logging
  • Advanced search
  • Blogs, books, comments, forums, and polls
  • Descriptive URLs
  • Multi-level menu system
  • Multi-site support
  • Multi-user content creation and editing
  • RSS feed and feed aggregator
  • User profiles

DrupalDistributions

  • What is Distributions and where to find them?
  • Downloading and installing Distributions
  • Activating Distributions

Managing Media in Drupal

  • Uploading Images
  • Image Formatting
  • Managing the Media Library
  • Adding Video to your website
  • Adding Audio

SEO for your Drupal website

  • What is Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • On and off page SEO
  • Tools for SEO
  • H1 and other headings
  • Titles and Meta tags
  • SEO friendly URL
  • Optimising Images
  • XML Sitemap
  • Sitemap submission

Drupal Views, CCK and Panels

  • Creating catalogue of services and products
  • Create advanced content views using filters and argument
  • Create contact form
  • Drupal Content Construction Kit
  • Create complex content types
  • Visually design website.
  • Drag and drop layout manager

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Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Firebrand goes digital

We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on 080 80 800 888.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMI, GIAC, CREST and CISSP CBK Review. Exam vouchers may also not be included for Apprentices and will require a separate purchase by an employer due to Education and Skills Funding Agency guidelines.
  • *** On site testing is not included for our PMI, GIAC, CREST, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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You do not need to possess any prerequisites for this certification.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on 080 80 800 888 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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Reviews

Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 70,652 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.74% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.

Read reviews from recent accelerated courses below or visit Firebrand Stories for written and video interviews from our alumni.


"The content was really interesting and the learning was intense but with plenty of breaks and hot and cold drinks on tap. The facilities and food were really good and the rooms were nice and a good place to unwind."
M.S., Games Workshop. - App and Web Development Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2018.12.10 to 2018.12.11)

"The learning is very clear and informative. The instructors make it very enjoyable and keep you engaged throughout the course. The intensive learning always makes me feel like I have learned a lot in such a short space of time and I go away with information that I will use and remember for a long time to come. This kind of training is great for helping to boost your career."
G.K., IBM. - App and Web Development Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2018.12.10 to 2018.12.11)

"The content received was very comprehensive with lots of support provided to apprentices providing great value. The instructor of the course was helpful and informative which really added to the experience received. "
Anonymous, IBM. - App and Web Development Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2018.12.10 to 2018.12.11)

"Great experience, people are great and the tutor I had was a pleasure as she really knew what she was talking about due to experience."
Anonymous. - App and Web Development Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2018.12.10 to 2018.12.11)

"The course is well structured and the information provided is detailed and relevant. A lot of time for discussion and sharing knowledge."
S.L.. - App and Web Development Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2018.12.10 to 2018.12.11)

"I was kinda terrified being dyslexic that I wouldnt be able to keep up with a fast paced intensive 2 days teaching and exam but I was pleasantly surprised! I found the teacher to be knowledgeable and engaging and took the time to help me with concepts I had trouble grasping. Recommended. :D "
Amy Allen, Tranport for London. - App and Web Development Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2018.11.15 to 2018.11.16)

"It has been a very good experience overall. I particularly found the course helpful. At first I was apprehensive about accelerated learning but it proved to be a good experience and I feel like I have retained a lot of the information taught."
K.O., Transport For London. - App and Web Development Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2018.11.15 to 2018.11.16)

"The trainer is a good instructor"
Julia NDiamoi, TFL. - App and Web Development Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2018.11.15 to 2018.11.16)

"Everything's provided for your long days of study."
Martin Greaney, PFP Specialists. - App and Web Development Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2018.10.15 to 2018.10.16)

"I have enjoyed my time at Firebrand and have learnt a lot about my chosen subject."
Anonymous. - App and Web Development Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2018.10.15 to 2018.10.16)

"Good course, knowledgeable instructor. Wide range of topics covered in timely fashion."
Anonymous - App and Web Development Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2018.6.18 to 2018.6.19)

"Excellent location and facilities, the instructor's teaching was very engaging even though the class included both inexperienced and experienced developers. Despite coming in with experience I feel I am leaving with more; I will look forward to my next course here at Firebrand."
Thomas Mynott, Transport for London. - App and Web Development Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2018.5.10 to 2018.5.11)

"The course was really informative and has given me a lot of insight for me to go back and continue on doing independent work myself."
Jamil Stewart, ISAAC Intelligence. - App and Web Development Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2018.5.10 to 2018.5.11)

"I felt that the course was very well structured. Although the course is intensive, the mentor is very helpful and patient with every student to ensure we are confident with our knowledge. Regular breaks also ensure that we are not burning ourselves out too fast either. "
Ben Moat, Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service. - App and Web Development Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2018.2.26 to 2018.2.27)

"The course was delivered really well, the instructor was clear at all times and ensured everything was understood."
D.M.. - App and Web Development Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2017.12.21 to 2017.12.22)

"It was very good, I cant wait for my next course. "
Klaudio Leku, Lloyds Banking Group. - App and Web Development Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2017.12.19 to 2017.12.20)

"The course was really good!"
Rhys Banton-laing, Schroders. - App and Web Development Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2017.12.19 to 2017.12.20)

"Had a very good experience here, the instructor was great at getting the class motivated for our early starts. I learned a lot and think this will put me in a good place for my apprenticeship, with the core knowledge in software dev fundamentals. "
Sean Lally. - App and Web Development Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2017.12.19 to 2017.12.20)

"Very informative course, trainer was very friendly and added examples to concepts to help understanding. I was able to learn a lot of information over a short period of time."
Anonymous - App and Web Development Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2017.9.14 to 2017.9.15)

"The course was good, staff at the training center go above and beyond to help with anything possible. Staff where giving out bottles of water due to the heat over the weekend!"
Simon Leyland, Prodo Digital. - App and Web Development Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2017.6.19 to 2017.6.20)

"The course was really interesting and was explained in a very well structured manner which made it very easy to understand. There was a lot of content to cover and very long days followed by room reading was quite full on, however, the two exams went well and I do feel like I took a lot of the course content in and understood it well. The instructor was very good at explaining the course content in real-world scenarios and I felt it was a very good way to help us understand. The instructor was fun and informative and I really enjoyed the course"
Sacha Hill, North Norfolk District Council. - App and Web Development Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2017.4.10 to 2017.4.11)

"I always have a great time at Firebrand, the courses are always informative and easy to relate to my daily work life. The instructors know their stuff and are very helpful and friendly."
Dan Bourne, Devtronix. - App and Web Development Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2016.11.24 to 2016.11.25)

"Good course, good tutor and good food!"
Matt Thomas, Allpay ltd. - App and Web Development Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2016.9.15 to 2016.9.16)

"Great course, make sure you sleep first as there are long days!"
Tim Smith, AJ Bell. - EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) (5 days) (2019.1.21 to 2019.1.25)

"One of the best courses I've ever done. This is the second time I have done it, absolutely fabulous!"
Samuel-Alexander Couchman. - EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) (5 days) (2019.1.21 to 2019.1.25)

"Very focused, intense with rich learning opportunities. Very knowledgeable instructor."
G.M.. - EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) (5 days) (2019.1.21 to 2019.1.25)

"Facilities excellent"
Andrew Wilson, Gen2 City and Guilds Group. - EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) (5 days) (2019.1.21 to 2019.1.25)

"I have found this a very useful course, set in good accommodation within a friendly environment and would thoroughly recommend it to anyone."
Wayne Brooks, Devon County Council. - BCS Level 4 Certificate in Data Analysis Concepts (4 days) (2019.1.21 to 2019.1.24)

"I enjoyed the whole experience, facility, trainer, accommodation and food are excellent. I have done lots of facility based courses and this has been the best company that i have ever trained with."
Neville Chilton. - (ISC)2 CISSP Boot Camp (6 days) (2019.1.7 to 2019.1.12)

"The training centre is very well organised and professional, I found the course very detailed and got a lot out of it."
Joseph Naber. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2019.1.10 to 2019.1.11)

"Firebrand training is a good way to get qualifications fast. Be prepared with the self-learning before hand and for long days."
Anonymous. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2019.1.10 to 2019.1.11)

"The course was intense but well delivered, the instructor engaged with the group and took the time to give good feedback and help."
Joseph Naber, Games Workshop. - Microsoft MTA Software Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2019.1.10 to 2019.1.11)

"Highly recommendable course and praise worthy."
W.A.. - Microsoft Azure Academy: Infrastructure and Networking (4 days) (2019.1.7 to 2019.1.10)

"The course is high intensity but still managed to maintain a friendly atmosphere. The residential aspect is definitely beneficial to your learning. "
Anonymous. - Microsoft MTA: Windows Server Administration Fundamentals (3 days) (2019.1.9 to 2019.1.10)

"A good learning environment for people who are looking for a job in the IT depart. Friendly instructor. "
Thomas Thornton. - Microsoft MTA Security, Windows Server Administration & Networking (6 days) (2019.1.7 to 2019.1.12)

"Great teaching but the course was not particularly relevant to our job and skill set. "
Dexter Lee, BBC. - Microsoft MTA Security, Windows Server Administration & Networking (6 days) (2019.1.7 to 2019.1.12)

"Very good facilities, good efficient teaching, would definitely recommend to others that are looking for an IT course."
Andrew Smith, BBC. - Microsoft MTA Security, Windows Server Administration & Networking (6 days) (2019.1.7 to 2019.1.12)

"My instructor was extremely committed to help with our studying, with a group who have had very little experience in the topic our course was based on. The resources provided were also very useful."
Sam Hughes, BBC. - Microsoft MTA Security, Windows Server Administration & Networking (6 days) (2019.1.7 to 2019.1.12)

"Great experience, learnt a huge amount in a short space of time."
Anonymous. - Microsoft Azure Academy: Infrastructure and Networking (4 days) (2019.1.7 to 2019.1.10)

"Good and clear instruction, with interactive discussions suited to students needs. Thoroughly recommended."
Anonymous. - Microsoft Azure Academy: Infrastructure and Networking (4 days) (2019.1.7 to 2019.1.10)

"Training was excellent and the instructor was amazing."
Samson Jesi, NCC Group. - Microsoft Azure Academy: Infrastructure and Networking (4 days) (2019.1.7 to 2019.1.10)

"Key & relevant advice provided by highly knowledge subject matter experts. Better equipped to provide advice to customers deploying solutions within the cloud."
Anonymous. - Microsoft Azure Academy: Infrastructure and Networking (4 days) (2019.1.7 to 2019.1.10)

"Firebrand are the best training provider I have used, with knowledge and engaged instructors. "
M.P.. - Microsoft Azure Academy: Infrastructure and Networking (4 days) (2019.1.7 to 2019.1.10)

"The course was very helpful to me as I do C# at my job. They cover all basic fundamentals. The food here is great as well. The stay was comfortable and flexible. You can stay here easily and learn quickly."
S.Y.. - Microsoft Programming in C# (4 days) (2019.1.7 to 2019.1.10)

"Good facility, nice people and an organised concept. Enjoyed my stay and learnt new skills."
James Vost. - Microsoft MTA HTML5 App Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2019.1.7 to 2019.1.8)

"The training provided was all relevant and useful for me to prepare for the exam. "
Anonymous. - Microsoft MTA HTML5 App Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2019.1.7 to 2019.1.8)

"Training is relevant but extremely intense, there is a lot to take in in a short amount of time. "
Anonymous. - Microsoft MTA HTML5 App Development Fundamentals (2 days) (2019.1.7 to 2019.1.8)

"The instructor was great for teaching ITIL at Firebrand. The books he supplied were very helpful and I'll use them a lot in the future for studying. "
Daniel Eccles, Acrobat Carbon Services. - ITIL® Foundation Certification (2 days) (2018.12.17 to 2018.12.18)

"A well delivered course in a good environment that is setup for learning instructor had extensive knowledge above the slide contents. Labs were real world and added to the learning experience. Would recommend to friends and colleagues alike "
Anonymous. - Cisco CCNP (Routing & Switching) (8 days) (2018.12.9 to 2018.12.16)

"If you are committed to learn and want to develop your skills and knowledge then look no further the Firebrand. They provide everything you need to be successful...topped by an amazing instructor. Thank you Firebrand."
P.C., ACI Worldwide. - Cisco CCNP (Routing & Switching) (8 days) (2018.12.9 to 2018.12.16)

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