University of Michigan

Building Web Applications in PHP

This course is part of Web Applications for Everybody Specialization

Taught in English

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Intermediate level
Some related experience required
30 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • Explore the basic structure of a web application, and how a web browser interacts with a web server.

  • Learn basic syntax and data structures of PHP, variables, logic, iteration, arrays, error handling, and superglobal variables, among other elements.

  • Gain the skills and knowledge to install and use an integrated PHP/MySQL environment like XAMPP or MAMP.

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Intermediate level
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30 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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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 quiz1 app item1 discussion prompt

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 quiz1 app item

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 quiz1 app item

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 readings1 app item

We begin learning PHP.

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7 videos1 reading1 quiz1 app item

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

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6 videos1 reading1 quiz1 app item

We look at unique aspects of functions in PHP.

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4 videos1 reading1 quiz1 app item

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

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11 videos3 readings1 quiz2 app items

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4.8 (779 ratings)
Charles Russell Severance
University of Michigan
60 Courses4,247,284 learners

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