PHP | Build API From Scratch


Create API From Scratch Using PHP


  • Internet connection.
  • Intermediate knowledge in PHP.
  • PC with MAC or Windows.
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In this course you’ll learn how to create a complete Movies API from scratch in PHP that is capable of creating, retrieving, updating and deleting movies from the database. The process has never been easier. I’ll take you from the very beginning stages of installing PHP till the last steps of Building an API in PHP.

In this course, I’ll use PHP to build a complete movies API. If you’ve good understanding & experience in PHP & MySql then this course is for you. PHP is a server-side programming language and is considered one of the best programming language to build APIs with. Moreover, an API is an essential part of advanced web applications. Learning how to develop one will put you on the right track to have an outstanding career in Back-end Web Development. The Back-end part of web development is usually underestimated by the beauty of what front-end developers can do, however, you need to remember that without the back-end side of the web, the whole process would be meaningless and probably fall apart!

Finally, learning how to create APIs in PHP will put your feet in the door of any potential employer & you’ll be desired to be hired by many companies and start-ups.

Some of What you will learn in Build Movies API in PHP :

  • How to download  PHP & Create New Project.
  • How to create Movies database.
  • Create & design your database movies table.
  • Filling up your tables with data quickly.
  • RESTful APIs in PHP.
  • How to insert movies into the database.
  • How to get a movie by id.
  • How to get a movie by title.
  • How to get all movies from your database.
  • Update data related to a specific movie.
  • Delete a movie from your database.
  • Response codes.
  • API documentation.
  • And Much Much More!


  • Source code of this course is attached to the end of the course, and you can download it, use it & even develop it more.

Who this course is for:

  • Programmer who want to become PHP back-end developers
  • PHP developers.
  • Programmers who want to create APIs for their apps.

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