Introduction to the Slim Framework

In this course you'll be introduced to the Slim Framework (v3) and be shown how to create a simple web application using it and the Twig templating library for output handling.

This course will cover:

  • An overview of what the Slim Framework is
  • Getting the framework installed via Composer
  • Setting up your first sample application
  • Integrating Twig for output templating

By the end of the course you'll have a simple Slim-based application you can use base a base for future applications.

Your Instructor

Chris Cornutt
Chris Cornutt

For the last 12+ years, Chris has been involved in the PHP community in one way or another. These days he's the Senior Editor of, lead author for, a site dedicated to teaching developers about security, and the Securing PHP project. He's also written for several PHP publications and has spoken at conferences in both the U.S. and Europe on security-related topics. He's also an organizer of the Dallas PHP User Group and the Lone Star PHP Conference and works as an Application Security Engineer for Duo Security.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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