Learning intermediate PHP

So I’ve just finished the YT video on PHP through the FCC channel and I was wondering if anyone had any advice or books on where I could go next to continue my self learning?

The concepts taught were fairly foundational, and from the material I’ve found so far things quickly explode into a jungle of frameworks and libraries that aren’t covered in the introductions I’ve come across.

Any recommendations on books or online resources to progress to intermediate skills would be greatly appreciated :slight_smile:

To clarify a little further, what I’m after is a bit more of a structured approach to learning - similar to how FCC is set up.

Failing this there’ll be no option but the brute force approach of just working on projects and see how I fare, but from past experience, this often yields bad habits and Swiss cheese holes in my foundation of understanding.

Thank you!



So I’ve found this book titled

“PHP & MySQL for Dynamic Websites” by Larry Ullman

This is the kind of direction I was looking for, thought I’d post here in case anyone else ever has the same question.

And of course, any other recommendations are always welcome! Can never have enough reading material!

Cheers :smiley:


“Learning PHP, MySQL, and JavaScript by Robin Nixon” seems pretty good to me. I haven’t gone through the whole, thing, but it ends with a social media clone project.

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Thanks for sharing! I’ll be sure to check it out :smiley: