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What Will You Learn?

PHP Fundamentals III teaches advanced PHP programming tools, techniques, and concepts, so you can:

  • Design PHP applications using best practices.
  • Use Docker in development and production.
  • Design and create APIs using PHP.
  • Setup continuous delivery and continuous integration systems.
  • Write PHP scripts that can be run from the command line and from Cron.

Read our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.


PHP Fundamentals III is designed for PHP developers with at least three years of experience. Students must have a strong understanding of PHP and object-oriented development in PHP.


If you have less than four years of professional PHP development experience, you should complete PHP Fundamentals I and PHP Fundamentals II before you take this class.

Class Format

This online class consists of instructor-led lectures coupled with practical examples and student exercises. You will receive a course guide that includes lecture notes and exercises.

Registration, Terms, and Conditions

Click the button below to register for PHP Fundamentals III.



If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected].

Class Duration

Classes include 18 total training hours spread across a 2-4 week course. Classes meet 2-3 times per week, with each session lasting between 2-3 hours.


Classes are scheduled to meet the needs of our customers. Once you purchase a class, we will assign you to a class (based on your time zone) within 60 days of purchase.

Next Steps

After you have purchased your Zend online training course, you will receive an email detailing the registration process. If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected].

Special Offer: Interested in taking additional classes and achieving certification? Check out our bundle discount and save money. We recommend:

A-Zend for Experienced PHP Programmers Online Training Bundle.

Class Outline

PHP Advance Cases

  1. DateTime API
  2. Generators
  3. Closure class
  4. PHP recent additions

Standard PHP Library

  1. Iterators
  2. PSR-4 Autoloader

PHP Advanced Techniques

  1. Command line interface (CLI)
  2. PSR-6 caching interface
  3. Extension custom development

Targeted Server Environments

  1. Continuous delivery
  2. CD Phing build tool
  3. Jmeter Load Testing


  1. Docker containers
  2. Docker execution labs
  3. Docker compose

Web APIs

  1. REST endpoints and resources
  2. Building a REST service API
  3. URL parsing

PSR-7 Messaging and Middleware

  1. PSR-7: HTTP message interfaces
  2. Middleware
  3. Zend Expressive

Software Architecture

  1. Software design patterns
  2. Domain-driven design
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