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Intermediate Level
Approx. 30 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Korean

Skills you will gain

Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP)HtmlCascading Style Sheets (CCS)

Learner Career Outcomes

45%

started a new career after completing these courses

40%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

17%

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. 30 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Korean

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction to Dynamic Web Content

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 57 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Welcome to Course 1 In the Specialization2m
Our Technologies14m
HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP)12m
Request/Response Cycle14m
Bonus: Office Hours in San Francisco3m
Fun: Dr. Chuck Sings the Blues in Geneva Switzerland5m
3 readings
Textbook & Course Resources10m
Help Us Learn More About You!10m
Assignment Specification: Request-Response Cycle10m
1 practice exercise
Request-Response30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

HyperText Markup Language (HTML)

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 45 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
4 videos
HTML Tags17m
Code Walkthrough: HTML13m
Bonus Video: Office Hours in Raleigh, NC3m
1 reading
Assignment Specification: HyperText Markup Language (HTML)10m
1 practice exercise
HTML30m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 81 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Code WalkThrough: CSS Basics13m
Styling with CSS12m
Images, Colors, and Links in CSS14m
Code WalkThrough: Styling with CSS25m
Bonus Video: Office Hours in Philadelphia, PA3m
1 reading
Assignment Specification: Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)10m
1 practice exercise
CSS30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Installing PHP and SQL

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 36 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Installing MAMP on Windows1014m
Installing XAMPP on Windows109m
Bonus: Brian Behlendorf - Apache Foundation4m
Bonus: Office Hours Vancouver, BC1m
3 readings
Installation Handouts10m
Installing LAMP On Linux10m
Assignment Specifications: Installing PHP/MySQL10m

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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

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  • 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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