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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Building Web Applications in PHP by University of Michigan

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About the Course

In this course, you'll explore the basic structure of a web application, and how a web browser interacts with a web server. You'll be introduced to the request/response cycle, including GET/POST/Redirect. You'll also gain an introductory understanding of Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), as well as the basic syntax and data structures of the PHP language, variables, logic, iteration, arrays, error handling, and superglobal variables, among other elements. An introduction to Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) will allow you to style markup for webpages. Lastly, you'll gain the skills and knowledge to install and use an integrated PHP/MySQL environment like XAMPP or MAMP....

Top reviews


Feb 9, 2018

Even being quite an expert in area, I still enjoyed this course a lot and learning quite much from it as well. Highly recommended to everyone who developed an interest to PHP and web-applications.


Jan 12, 2022

Had to hear/watch some videos multiple times, unlike the other course I took with Dr Chuck. Could be sql really is his favorite. Could also be that I have absolute no previous knowledge of PHP.

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By Utsav K (

Aug 3, 2021

Almost all Concepts were covered But the code taught were old (might get better in next course).

By Diane K

Jul 6, 2018

Learned a lot of practical skills but some of the important information was a little convoluted.

By Shahebaz A

Apr 27, 2020

its was a nice introductory course, would be nice if some database techniques were also taught

By Diego A H L

Aug 3, 2021

muy buen curso con un gran profesor como Charles, pero falta una mejor traduccion al espanol.


Dec 3, 2020

En algunas calificaciones la aplicación que las califica fallaba, del resto, muy buen curso

By Musa I A

Aug 9, 2020

This is excellent, learn a lot of things, new skills and a wide range of histories by Prof!

By Mario Z

Aug 18, 2018

Very good course to get the basics of web development. Looking forward to get more details.

By Luis E P

May 13, 2020

Miss the explanation about static variables, how works jSON and maybe a little of Ajax.

By Youssef a h b

Jan 11, 2022

the idea of the auto grader is not the best .but over all i enjoyed and learned a lot

By Tarun K

Jun 10, 2020

very hard to sometimes we need to take help from internet for successful assignment

By Harshit J

May 21, 2020

This course is wonderful, but I wonder, why we were given most of the PHP programs

By Gonzalo G D

Mar 20, 2021

Muy bueno como explica el profesor, siento que falta un poco más de ejemplos.

By Sanjeev K S

Oct 30, 2020

Sometimes its very to difficult to understand how to start building project

By Yashuv B

Jun 3, 2021

It keeps learner in the right track of learning web through html and php.

By gaurav s

Sep 28, 2018

it was great learning experience with dr. chuck. he is a great instructor.

By Rohan A

Jul 1, 2020

Just 1 less if you can go with some more concepts covering more topics

By Nguyễn T D

Jan 6, 2023

good foundation course php. I think the assignment is easy to pass.

By Andy E

Jan 5, 2021

It was a very cool course, but kinda challenging at the same time.

By Leandro M

Aug 18, 2018

Week 8 has some repetitive content, but overall very good content.

By Jc.prabhu s

Oct 24, 2020

Amazing course and learning.thank you instructor and University

By Mohit K

Jun 17, 2020

Dr.Chuck is very nice guy.

The way he is teaching is very nice.

By David V

Jun 26, 2018

ótimo curso, possui uma bom conteúdo para iniciação em PHP.

By wayne w

Dec 21, 2022

Learned lots, need to go through book also to fill in gaps

By Jolibet J

Aug 25, 2020

Love the tutorials and videos. Very helpful information.


Aug 11, 2020

It was tough to do the assignments. which is very good.