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PHP | Create an API From Scratch

PHP | Create an API From Scratch
PHP | Create an API From Scratch

PHP | Create an API From Scratch

Using PHP, create an API from scratch.

What you’ll learn

PHP | Create an API From Scratch

  • Using PHP, create the Movies API from the ground up.
  • The PHP Work Environment must be installed.
  • PHP allows you to connect to a database.
  • Make a table in the database.
  • Fill the database with movies.
  • Refresh the movie database.
  • Use the database to find movies.
  • Choose a film based on its title.
  • GET requests are made.
  • POST requests are made.
  • and a lot more.


  • Internet accessibility
  • PHP knowledge is intermediate.
  • Windows or MAC on a PC


This course will teach you how to construct a comprehensive movie API in PHP from scratch that can create, get, update, and delete movies from a database. The procedure has never been more straightforward. I’ll walk you through the process of installing PHP all the way to the end of creating an API in PHP.

In this lesson, I’ll show you how to create a comprehensive movie API with PHP. If you have a good understanding of PHP and MySQL, this course is for you. PHP is a server-side programming language that is often regarded as one of the finest for developing APIs. Furthermore, complex web applications require the use of an API. Learning how to create one will put you on the path to a successful career in back-end web development. The brilliance of what front-end developers can do tends to overshadow the back-end part of web development. However, keep in mind that without the web’s back-end, the entire process would be worthless and likely break apart!

Finally, knowing how to construct APIs in PHP will get your foot in the door of any possible employer, and many companies and start-ups will want to hire you.

Some of the things you’ll discover in the PHP Build Movies API are:

  1. How to install PHP and start a new project using it.
  2. How to make a film database
  3. Create and design a database movie table.
  4. Your tables will easily fill with data.
  5. PHP’s RESTful API
  6. How to add movies to your database.
  7. How to rent a movie using your ID.
  8. Learn how to locate a film based on its title
  9. How to retrieve all of your database’s movies.
  10. Update information on a specific film.
  11. Remove a film from your collection.
  12. codes of reaction.
  13. documentation for APIs.
  14. And there’s a lot more!


  • This course’s source code is available at the end of the course for download, usage, and even further development.

Who this course is for:

  • Programmers interested in working as PHP back-end devs
  • PHP programmers.
  • Developers that want to make APIs for their applications.

PHP | Create an API From Scratch

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