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Intermediate Level

Approx. 18 hours to complete

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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

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Intermediate Level

Approx. 18 hours to complete

Suggested: 8-10 hours per week...

English

Subtitles: English, Korean

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Introduction to Dynamic Web Content

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-Response14m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

HyperText Markup Language (HTML)

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
HTML16m
Week
3
4 hours to complete

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

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
CSS18m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Installing PHP and SQL

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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Top reviews from Building Web Applications in PHP

By YYFeb 10th 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.

By VNFeb 21st 2018

Thanks for a great course by which I learn a lot of experience from the experts :-). One of the my assignments has been gradually developed into a more robust site at https://englishpicture.net

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Charles Russell Severance

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About University of Michigan

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future....

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.

  • All software used in this course is free and open source and can be installed on Windows, Macintosh or Linux computers.

  • 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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