University of Michigan
Web Applications for Everybody Specialization
University of Michigan

Web Applications for Everybody Specialization

Build dynamic database-backed web sites.. Use PHP, MySQL, jQuery, and Handlebars to build web and database applications.

126,361 already enrolled

Included withCoursera Plus

Specialization - 4 course series

Get in-depth knowledge of a subject

4.8

(5,884 reviews)

Intermediate level
Some related experience required
2 months at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

What you'll learn

  • Installing your development environment

  • Developing a database application with PHP and MySQL

  • Using JavaScript to interact with a PHP web app

  • Modeling many-to-many relationships

Details to know

Earn a career certificate

Add to your LinkedIn profile

Taught in English

Specialization - 4 course series

Get in-depth knowledge of a subject

4.8

(5,884 reviews)

Intermediate level
Some related experience required
2 months at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

See how employees at top companies are mastering in-demand skills

Placeholder

Advance your subject-matter expertise

  • Learn in-demand skills from university and industry experts
  • Master a subject or tool with hands-on projects
  • Develop a deep understanding of key concepts
  • Earn a career certificate from University of Michigan
Placeholder
Placeholder

Earn a career certificate

Add this credential to your LinkedIn profile, resume, or CV

Share it on social media and in your performance review

Placeholder

Specialization - 4 course series

Building Web Applications in PHP

Course 130 hours4.7 (4,232 ratings)

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.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP)
Category: HTML
Category: Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

Introduction to Structured Query Language (SQL)

Course 215 hours4.8 (5,322 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Learn about the basic syntax of the SQL language, as well as database design with multiple tables, foreign keys, and the JOIN operation.

  • Learn to model many-to-many relationships like those needed to represent users, roles, and courses.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Phpmyadmin
Category: Relational Database
Category: SQL
Category: MySQL

Building Database Applications in PHP

Course 324 hours4.9 (1,068 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Learn about the object-oriented patterns available in PHP.

  • Build your first 'complete' application that has multiple screens to Create, Read, Update and Delete your data.

  • Learn how PHP uses cookies and manages session data.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP)
Category: Create, Read, Update And Delete
Category: MySQL

JavaScript, jQuery, and JSON

Course 426 hours4.6 (804 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Learn about JavaScript Object Notation (JSON).

  • Gain a brief introduction to the jQuery library.

  • Explore the JavaScript language, and how it supports the Object-Oriented pattern.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP)
Category: Jquery
Category: JavaScript

Instructor

Charles Russell Severance
University of Michigan
60 Courses4,241,420 learners

Offered by

Why people choose Coursera for their career

Felipe M.
Learner since 2018
"To be able to take courses at my own pace and rhythm has been an amazing experience. I can learn whenever it fits my schedule and mood."
Jennifer J.
Learner since 2020
"I directly applied the concepts and skills I learned from my courses to an exciting new project at work."
Larry W.
Learner since 2021
"When I need courses on topics that my university doesn't offer, Coursera is one of the best places to go."
Chaitanya A.
"Learning isn't just about being better at your job: it's so much more than that. Coursera allows me to learn without limits."

New to Mobile and Web Development? Start here.

Placeholder

Open new doors with Coursera Plus

Unlimited access to 7,000+ world-class courses, hands-on projects, and job-ready certificate programs - all included in your subscription

Advance your career with an online degree

Earn a degree from world-class universities - 100% online

Join over 3,400 global companies that choose Coursera for Business

Upskill your employees to excel in the digital economy

Frequently asked questions