Build modern web applications
PHP 7 with added features and Laravel, being the best and the most commonly used PHP framework with its expressive and elegant syntax will ease your way of developing robust feature-rich websites and web applications.
This Learning Path starts with an introduction to PHP 7 and then move on to exploring its new and advanced features. You will also get acquainted with basics and advanced object-oriented programming concepts and techniques. Next, you will learn the installation procedures to create and configure Laravel applications for Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Then, get familiar with the directory structure of Laravel application, as well as third-party dependencies, packages, and installation with Composer. Moving ahead, you will learn about the Laravel MVC structure: routes, controllers, models, views, and templates. Finally, you will create a simple web application using the CRUD operations and basic validations.
By the end of this Learning Path, you will be able to build your own applications using PHP 7 and Laravel.
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of PHP
Resources: Code downloads and errata:
This path navigates across the following products (in sequential order):
Getting Started with PHP 7 (3h 54m)
Beginning Laravel (3h 21m)