Object-oriented PHP: Lesson 1

Ricky Onsman
SitePoint Managing Editor

Yep, that’s right. Just below, you’ll find the first part of Lorna Mitchell’s eight video lessons on using Object Oriented Programming (OOP) with PHP.

This seven and a half minute video provides an overview of OOP. The rest of the series covers First Steps; Properties & Methods; Architecting Modular Systems; Coding Inheritance; Visibility: Private, Public and Protected; Magic Methods; and a Wrap up.

By the end, you’ll be writing more efficient, manageable and powerful code – or you get your money back.

Find out more about the course and how to book Object-Oriented PHP right here.

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  • Woody Bewitte

    Typical, you let a woman talk about programming and she brings up cooking. Good video though :)

  • http://binaryguerrilla.com/ Binary Guerrilla

    Meh, this was an okay video but certainly didn’t prompt me to enroll as much as the previous video she did. Two points of (hopefully) constructive feedback: I sense there are times where Lorna hesitates; it makes her seem unsure of what she’s saying and affects her credibility. I know her background, and so of course I know she’s very knowledgeable. But that doesn’t instill confidence in newcomers. Also, roughly the first 1m 20s of that video is totally unnecessary. I think the sentence that begins with “Object-oriented programming is…” provides a great opening. On the plus side, she covered all the essentials of OOP (inheritance, polymorphism, encapsulation). I think the personal approach vs. slides is also refreshing.