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Subtitles: English, Korean

Skills you will gain

Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP)Create, Read, Update And DeleteMySQL

Learner Career Outcomes

57%

started a new career after completing these courses

50%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Intermediate Level

Approx. 20 hours to complete

Suggested: 8-10 hours per week...

English

Subtitles: English, Korean

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

PHP Objects

3 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 95 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
12 videos
Object Oriented Concepts12m
Creating Objects in PHP7m
Object Oriented Libraries in PHP6m
Object Life Cycle in PHP5m
Object Inheritance in PHP9m
Installing MAMP on Macintosh7m
Installing MAMP on Windows1014m
Installing XAMPP on Windows109m
Windows: Using NGrok with the Autograder5m
Macintosh: Using NGrok with the Autograder9m
Bonus: Office Hours New York City4m
6 readings
Textbook10m
Help Us Learn More About You!10m
About This Section10m
Installation Handouts10m
Installing LAMP On Linux10m
Submitting your code to the autograder10m
1 practice exercise
PHP Objects16m
Week
2

Week 2

6 hours to complete

Connecting PHP and MySQL

6 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 76 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
9 videos
Running SQL Queries in PHP11m
Accessing MySQL Using PDO: Inserting Data10m
Security Issue: Avoiding SQL Injection9m
Error Handling with PDO8m
Code Walkthrough - PHP, MySQL, and PDO8m
Code Walkthrough - Inserting and Deleting Data9m
Code Walkthrough - Security and SQL Injection8m
Bonus: Office Hours Orem, Utah1m
1 reading
Assignment Specification: Autos Database10m
1 practice exercise
PDO10m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

PHP Cookies and Sessions

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 36 min)
5 videos
Sessions10m
Sessions Without Cookies4m
Code Walkthrough - Cookies and Sessions10m
Bonus: Office Hours, Detroit, Michigan1m
1 practice exercise
Sessions34m
Week
4

Week 4

6 hours to complete

PHP Redirect, Routing, and Authentication

6 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 59 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
7 videos
Code Walkthrough - Routing and Redirect5m
POST / Refresh / Redirect10m
Code Walkthrough - POST / Redirect6m
Implementing Login and Logout10m
Code Walkthrough - Login and Logout (3)6m
Bonus: Office Hours/Reunion Bletchley Park9m
1 reading
Assignment Specification: Autos with Post-Redirect10m
1 practice exercise
Routing22m

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About the Web Applications for Everybody Specialization

This Specialization is an introduction to building web applications for anybody who already has a basic understanding of responsive web design with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. Web Applications for Everybody is your introduction to web application development. You will develop web and database applications in PHP, using SQL for database creation, as well as functionality in JavaScript, jQuery, and JSON. Over the course of this Specialization, you will create several web apps to add to your developer portfolio. This Specialization (and its prerequisites) will prepare you, even if you have little to no experience in programming or technology, for entry level web developer jobs in PHP. You’ll demonstrate basic concepts, like database design, while working on assignments that require the development of increasing challenging web apps. From installing a text editor to understanding how a web browser interacts with a web server to handling events with JQuery, you’ll gain a complete introductory overview of web application development....
Web Applications for Everybody

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

  • All software used in this course is free and open source and can be installed on Windows, Macintosh or Linux computers.

  • Yes - the textbook “The Missing Link: An Introduction to Web Development and Programming" is freely downloadable in PDF and ePub formats and print copies can be purchased if desired.

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