University of Michigan

Building Web Applications in PHP

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.7

(4,065 reviews)

Intermediate level
No previous experience necessary
30 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

Skills you'll gain

  • Category: Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP)
  • Category: HTML
  • Category: Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

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Subtitles: Arabic, French,

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.7

(4,065 reviews)

Intermediate level
No previous experience necessary
30 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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This course is part of the Web Applications for Everybody Specialization
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There are 8 modules in this course

We look at the basic structure of a web application and how a web browser interacts with a web server. We explore the Request-Response Cycle that is the basis of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP).

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7 videos4 readings1 quiz

We briefly cover the basics of the HyperText Markup Language (HTML) that is the markup for web pages. We hope that you already have some expertise in HTML and that this is mostly review.

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4 videos1 reading1 quiz

We briefly cover the basics of cascading Style Sheets (CSS) that allow us to style the markup for web pages.

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6 videos1 reading1 quiz

Our first technical task is to work through the installation steps including installing a text editor, installing MAMP or XAMPP (or equivalent), creating a MySql Database, and writing a PHP program.

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5 videos3 readings

We begin learning PHP.

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7 videos1 reading1 quiz

We look at unique aspects of arrays in the PHP language.

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6 videos1 reading1 quiz

We look at unique aspects of functions in PHP.

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4 videos1 reading1 quiz

We look at how HTML forms are created and processed in the PHP language.

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11 videos3 readings1 quiz

Instructor

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4.8 (722 ratings)
Charles Russell Severance
University of Michigan
56 Courses3,775,986 learners

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