I want to learn PHP

I want to learn PHP.

I checked out Jon Duckett's book which I kind of like because they have the "code" then the "results" which I like. Jon Duckett doesn't have a book about PHP.

Is there a great book or something similar to htmldog.com that explains PHP?
provenzojohnAsked:
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Marco GasiFreelancerCommented:
Yes, I started with a previous edition of this book and I've been happy: http://www.sitepoint.com/books/phpmysql5/

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EirmanChief Operations ManagerCommented:
ALSON have huge numbers of free courses.
I think they charge if you want your diploma printed on fancy paper/parchment - otherwise, it;s all free.
They are based in Ireland so I can vouch for them.
https://alison.com/courses/Introduction-to-PHP-and-MySQL-Programming
Ray PaseurCommented:
Maybe some good starting points here.  Just skip over the parts you already know.
http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/11769/And-by-the-way-I-am-New-to-PHP.html
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Scott Fell, EE MVEDeveloper & EE ModeratorCommented:
I have found codecademy to be a good source.  Not everything they do is 100%, but it is a good progression.  https://www.codecademy.com/learn/php.  Ray's articles are a great source as is http://www.phptherightway.com/

And really the best thing is to pick a sample project, code it and get a peer review back here. There are multiple ways to get to the same visual looking thing but some of the options will be better than others.
Loganathan NatarajanLAMP DeveloperCommented:
I like "Professional PHP5"  it helps to understand the concepts explained on each topics.
provenzojohnAuthor Commented:
Ok I'll check out everyone's links.
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