Web Applications for Everybody Specialization

Started Nov 20

Web Applications for Everybody Specialization

Web Applications for Everybody Specialization

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

About This Specialization

This specialization is a basic introduction to building web applications, and is an excellent starting point for learners who already have a basic understanding of programming, HTML, and CSS. In Web Applications for Everybody, learners will be introduced to web and database applications in PHP, using SQL for database creation, as well as functionality in JavaScript, jQuery, and JSON. This specialization (and its prerequisites) will prepare learners with no experience in programming or technology for an entry level web developer position in PHP.

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4 courses

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Projects

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Certificates

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Projects Overview

Courses
Intermediate Specialization.
Some related experience required.
  1. COURSE 1

    Building Web Applications in PHP

    Current session: Nov 20
    Commitment
    8-10 hours per week
    Subtitles
    English

    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 understa
  2. COURSE 2

    Introduction to Structured Query Language (SQL)

    Current session: Nov 20
    Commitment
    8-10 hours per week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    In this course, you'll walk through installation steps for installing a text editor, installing MAMP or XAMPP (or equivalent) and creating a MySql Database. You'll learn about single table queries and the basic syntax of the SQL language, as well as
  3. COURSE 3

    Building Database Applications in PHP

    Current session: Nov 20
    Commitment
    8-10 hours per week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    In this course, we'll look at the object oriented patterns available in PHP. You'll learn how to connect to a MySQL using the Portable Data Objects (PDO) library and issue SQL commands in the the PHP language. We'll also look at how PHP uses coo
  4. COURSE 4

    JavaScript, jQuery, and JSON

    Current session: Nov 20
    Commitment
    10 hours per week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    In this course, we'll look at the JavaScript language, and how it supports the Object-Oriented pattern, with a focus on the unique aspect of how JavaScript approaches OO. We'll explore a brief introduction to the jQuery library, which is widely us

Creators

  • University of Michigan

    Michigan’s academic vigor offers excellence across disciplines and around the globe. The University is recognized as a leader in higher education due to the outstanding quality of its 19 schools and colleges, internationally recognized faculty, and departments with 250 degree programs.

    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.

  • Charles Severance

    Charles Severance

    Associate Professor

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