Exploring and Selecting PHP Frameworks

With so many excellent PHP frameworks available, how do you identify the best framework for you? In this practical course designed for developers, instructor Gary Kovar covers the basics of PHP frameworks, the overall benefits of build tooling, and important factors to consider when deciding on a framework such as learning curve, installation, updates, extendibility, performance, and cost. Learn how to find a framework that meets the needs of your development team and helps you run projects faster, smoother, and more efficiently. Along the way, Gary provides an overview of some of the current industry-leading frameworks, including Laravel, Symfony, CodeIgniter, Laminas, CakePHP, Phalcon, Slim, Yii, and WordPress.

This course is integrated with GitHub Codespaces, an instant cloud developer environment that offers all the functionality of your favorite IDE without the need for any local machine setup. With GitHub Codespaces, you can get hands-on practice from any machine, at any time-all while using a tool that you’ll likely encounter in the workplace. Check out the “Using GitHub Codespaces with this course” video to learn how to get started.

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