About this Course

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Learner Career Outcomes

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10%

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Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

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Flexible deadlines

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Intermediate Level

Approx. 25 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP)JqueryJavaScript

Learner Career Outcomes

43%

started a new career after completing these courses

42%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

10%

got a pay increase or promotion

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. 25 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

Offered by

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University of Michigan

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

9 hours to complete

Introduction to JavaScript

9 hours to complete
17 videos (Total 146 min), 7 readings, 3 quizzes
17 videos
JavaScript Overview10m
Basic JavaScript9m
JavaScript - Core Language Features4m
JavaScript - Variables and Expressions10m
JavaScript - Arrays and Control Structures3m
Code Walkthrough: JavaScript11m
JavaScript - Document Object Model13m
Code Walkthrough: Document Object Model (DOM)6m
Bonus: Brendan Eich - Inventing JavaScript11m
Bonus: Office Hours Seattle, Washington3m
Code Walkthrough - Javascript/Profiles10m
Installing MAMP on Macintosh7m
Installing MAMP on Windows1014m
Installing XAMPP on Windows109m
Windows: Using NGrok with the Autograder5m
Macintosh: Using NGrok with the Autograder9m
7 readings
Textbook & Course Resources10m
Help Us Learn More About You!10m
Assignment Specification: JavaScript/Profiles10m
About This Section10m
Installation Handouts10m
Installing LAMP On Linux10m
Submitting your code to the autograder10m
1 practice exercise
JavaScript28m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

JavaScript Objects

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 29 min)
4 videos
JavaScript - Building Objects7m
JavaScript - Object Life Cycle6m
Bonus: Office Hours Seoul, South Korea9m
1 practice exercise
JavaScript Objects10m
Week
3

Week 3

7 hours to complete

Using JQuery

7 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 98 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
7 videos
Code Walkthrough: jQuery Basics13m
Forms and jQuery13m
Code Walkthrough: Forms and JQuery14m
Bonus: John Resig - JQuery10m
Bonus: Office Hours, Barcelona2m
Code Walkthrough: Profiles, Positions and JQuery25m
1 reading
Assignment Specification: Profiles, Positions and JQuery10m
1 practice exercise
JQuery20m
Week
4

Week 4

8 hours to complete

JSON - JavaScript Object Notation

8 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 111 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
9 videos
JSON and jQuery11m
Code Walkthrough: JavaScript Object Notation14m
JSON Chat13m
Code Walkthrough: JSON Chat11m
Code WalkThrough - JSON CRUD9m
Code Walkthrough: Profile, Positions, Education, and JSON34m
Bonus Office Hours: Montreal, Quebec4m
Fun: Chuck Pretends he is a Travel Show (Paris)2m
2 readings
Assignment Specification: Profiles, Positions, and Education10m
Post-Course Survey10m

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.

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  • Yes, Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project. Learn more.

  • Throughout the course, we build and extend a simple system to store resumes in a database. For each assignment, there is a minimum set of requirements to complete the assignment and then some optional open-ended challenges that push the student into increased complexity.

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