Learn basic PHP and SQL

Dear Experts,

I want to learn PHP&(my)SQL fundamentals and looking for a quality course (free if possible). I know, i can google easily dozens of different things but instead of "trial&errror" i would rather have some recomendation from you guys.

I'm starting PHP basics in codeacademy (but it's really short and I would appreaciate something with more complex examples). Do you know about some good YT channel, sites or paid || free course which would help me with that?
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Ray PaseurCommented:
This can help you find good learning resources, and perhaps more importantly, help you avoid the many outdated and dangerously bad PHP examples that litter the internet.

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Marco GasiFreelancerCommented:
I know this is not free, but it's a very good book: http://www.sitepoint.com/books/phpmysql5/
John TsioumprisSoftware & Systems EngineerCommented:
Nothing will help you more than building your own application...
Just think an application you want to make....grab a free book like this and this and start programming...
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Ray PaseurCommented:
@Marco: I agree - most of the SitePoint material is quite good!
Marco GasiFreelancerCommented:
And, as tsgiannis said, the good thing is that it will guide you to build a simple but working CMS... Because without a good guide, we often fall in the error to reinvent the wheel.
Fajer39Author Commented:
Thank You guys, I'm very glad I asked.

@Ray Paseur: very good article. When you and @Marco  both recommend the same book, I will make an investment and buy it. @tsgiannis thanks for the free resources.
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