Advanced PHP Training Course

Learn the advanced features of PHP, and how to apply your knowledge


  • 5 Days

What do I need?

  • Webinar : A laptop, and a stable internet connection. The recommended minimum speed is around 10 Mbps.
  • Classroom Training : A laptop, please notify us if you are not bringing your own laptop. Please see the calendar below for the schedule


  • Attendance : If you have attended 80% of the sessions and completed all the class work, you qualify for the Attendance Certificate. (Course Price : R14 995)
  • Competency : If you have also enrolled for the additional competency projects, you qualify for the Competency Certificate. (Course Price : R18 995)


You should be at the Beginner PHP course level - you will have to submit evidence to prove that.

Who will benefit

  • This course is for Beginner PHP Developers who want to take their PHP skills to the next level

What you will learn

  • Understand what’s possible when you use PHP programs
  • Generate dynamic images, create PDF files, and parse XML files
  • Learn secure scripts, error handling, performance tuning, and other advanced topics
  • Get a quick reference to PHP core functions and standard extensions



  • Create and modify image files in a variety of formats from within PHP


  • Create dynamic PDF files from a PHP application

Day Two


  • Use PHP’s extensions for generating and parsing XML data.


  • Use JavaScript Object Notation (JSON), a standardized data-interchange format designed to be extremely lightweight and human-readable.

Day Three


  • Creating secure scripts
  • Best practices to help you avoid mistakes that can lead to disaster.

Application Techniques

  • Implementing code libraries
  • Dealing with output in unique ways
  • Error handling.

Day Four

Web Services

  • Techniques for dealing with external communication via REST tools and cloud connections

Debugging PHP

  • Techniques for debugging PHP code
  • Writing debuggable PHP code.

Day Five

PHP on Disparate Platforms

  • Tricks and traps of the Windows port of PHP
  • Some of the features unique to Windows, such as COM

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