[UPHPU] PHP Classes?

Mac Newbold mac at macnewbold.com
Thu Nov 18 11:12:02 MST 2004


Tuesday at 10:10am, Ashley Oviatt said:

>Are there any php classes being taught at UVSC or BYU? If not, what
>class would be a good one to take to learn more about good programming
>habits in general and maybe learn some new (or old) ways of doing things?

Most universities (incl. UofU and BYU) don't teach php, and they usually
don't teach any web languages (like JavaScript), and many don't teach
scripting lanaguages either (like PHP, perl, python, ruby, or shell).

However, good programming principles and practices can generally be
applied to almost any language. PHP is no exception. The things you
learned about good programming in C, C++, Java, LISP, or whatever, still
apply in PHP. So any class that teaches good programming style will be
helpful for PHP as well.

I second the idea of getting some good books, too.

Mac

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