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interested in learning PHP, what time period is required?

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  1. RalstonPamulaa

    RalstonPamulaa Newbie

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    hey guys, this is newbie here interested in learning PHP language, want to know what time period is exactly required for learning it all? or normally what time is required to grab some skills to earn money using it?
     
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    mazgalici Supreme Member

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    do you know other programming language or you are good at math/logic?

    If yes, that should be easy
     
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    is there any other language knowledge necessary before starting of PHP?
     
  5. gRaViJa

    gRaViJa Junior Member

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    If you know html/css and have a decent understanding of how programming works, 3 months is enough. If you start from scratch and have to learn html/css too, you'll need more than 6 months. Also, if you plan to program OOP (object orientated, the professional way), it'll take longer as well.
     
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    I'm interested to learn about php too. Right now I can edit simple php. But still a long way to code php from scratch...
     
  7. rulez05

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    1 year. it's impossible to learn php in months specially if your busy and have other things to do. before I know the function of php But I can't do a specific task All I know is the basic like log in form connection to data base registration form, forgot the password etc. so you need to invest time and you need to love what your doing in my chase I know all the basic like daily routine I can use it on web developing. local service but I often use wordpress now so I can do more. Stuff and not spend to many time on creating single site. as of now I re:study Vb.net I already forgot it I know it 2 years ago. before I finish my study but it will takes some time to create a good program so I while doing it I'm familiarize my self in imacros and I also do some design works so it slow my progress my advice to you is focus on what you are trying to learn.
     
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    Most of php tutorial shown only the basic one. Right now I can't even make my own rapidleech plugin. Editing a plugin is quite head breaking for me. I don't understand it much...
     
  9. RuiGomes

    RuiGomes BANNED BANNED

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    Php is just another programming language. You can learn it in a few days if you already got the base algorithmic bases.
    If not, then you should read on that further, because of you know how to process an algorithm then you can easily know any language you want.
     
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    phr0zt Regular Member

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    PHP is a relatively simple language, IMO. It helps to have an understanding of the basic concepts of programming (using variables, functions, conditional loops, etc), but even if you're unfamiliar with them, get a few good books and start cranking away. You'll have it down relatively (and 'relatively' varies from person to person, of course) quick if you devote a few hours a day to it, take good notes, and get your hands dirty with some code.
     
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    If you already have a good understanding of programming in other languages such as C, C++, C# or VB.NET, then you will find learning PHP a breeze. If not, I suggest you plan to learn for a while. 6 months to 1 year is normal for someone to have a "real" understanding. There are some websites out there which can help. A great one in W3Schools. Google them and you can get started with PHP there.

     
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    A few months in case if you are a skilled coder. Actually you'll need just a day to learn the syntax, but you'll need to spend a lot of time to start feeling the language.

    In case if you are not programmer, you'll need to spend a few years to learn it.