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Developers Resources

David Carr


    The following is collection of useful developer resources.

    Beginner Guides

    Resources (books) for learning OOP in PHP?

    PHP 101 for the absolute beginner

    Start From Scratch with CodeAcademy

    PHP the right way

    PHP best practices


    CURL Tutorials

    Basic curl example

    Using Curl 101

    Techniques for Mastering cURL

    Using cURL with PHP

    CURL Requests with PHP



    Database Specific


    PDO Manual

    Why you should be using php's PDO for database access


    Password Hashing

    password_compat - provide forward compatibility with the password_* functions being worked on for PHP 5.5.


    OOP Tutorials

    PHP Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals

    Object Oriented Programming in PHP

    Object Oriented PHP for beginners

    PHP 5 OOP Tutorial

    Object Oriented Concepts

    PHP 5 OOP (PDF)

    PHP 5 Tutorial – Final Class and Methods

    OOP Manual


    Video Tutorials

    Laracasts - video tutorials for Laravel

    PHP fundamentals

    Object Oriented PHP for beginners

    Killer PHP

    The New Boston

    learn php tutorial

    Video PHP Blog

    PHP tutorial List (Youtube)

    Fuel PHP Essentials


    Starter Projects

    Creating a blog from scratch


    Regular Expressions

    8 Regular Expressions You Should Know

    Regular Expressions for Dummies: Screencast Series

    Advanced Regular Expression Tips and Techniques

    You Don’t Know Anything About Regular Expressions: A Complete Guide


    Other PHP Tutorials and links

    PHP Variables: the Ultimate guide

    3D pie chart 

    MPDF Manual

    Survive The Deep End: PHP Security

    PHP weekly

    Preventing CSRF Attacks


    Free Books

    Online Programming Books

    Free Programming Resources 

    5 Free E-Books and Tutorials for Learning PHP

    Laravel Modules Book by David Carr

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