University of Michigan
Web Application Technologies and Django
University of Michigan

Web Application Technologies and Django

This course is part of Django for Everybody Specialization

Taught in English

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Intermediate level
Some related experience required
15 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Explain the basics of HTTP and how the request-response cycle works

  • Install and deploy a simple DJango application

  • Build simple web pages in HTML and style them using CSS

  • Explain the basic operations in SQL

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Intermediate level
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15 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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There are 5 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).

What's included

11 videos5 readings1 quiz1 app item

This walks through the installation steps for Django on PythonAnywhere. If you cannot use PythonAnywhere, you can also install Django locally and submit assignments your local computer for grading. Installing Django locally will be described in an upcoming lesson.

What's included

5 videos1 reading1 quiz1 app item

We briefly cover the basics of the HyperText Markup Language (HTML) that is the markup for web pages. For some students this material will be relatively easy and mostly review.

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5 videos3 readings1 quiz1 app item

We briefly cover the basics of cascading Style Sheets (CSS) that allow us to style the markup for web pages. For some students this material will be relatively easy and mostly review.

What's included

7 videos3 readings1 quiz1 app item

This is a quick look at databases in general and the basic operations (CRUD) in Structured Query Language (SQL). We don't go too far into SQL because we will be using Django's model capabilities to build the databases for our application. The primary goal is to examine how Django uses SQL.

What's included

5 videos3 readings1 quiz1 app item

Instructor

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4.8 (450 ratings)
Charles Russell Severance
University of Michigan
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