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Become a PHP Developer

More than 50% of the web is built using PHP. Easy to get started with, yet powerful in its functionality, PHP is used by individuals, startups, and enterprise-scale companies like Facebook to build websites. Get the skills to work with both client and server-side technologies as a PHP developer. This path requires basic knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Git, covered in our Become a Web Developer Learning Path.
Build dynamic websites that can retrieve and return information from the client side to the server side using PHP and MySQL.
Test and organize your code with unit tests and using object-oriented programming principles and MVC frameworks.
Secure your applications.
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