This course will provide the student with foundational programming knowledge and skills for application development on the Internet. The student will learn about the Web as a development platform through the use of popular representative languages (such as PHP). The student will learn to plan, design, construct, and integrate basic server-side components of modern web applications including databases and scripts.
The learning outcomes of this course are:
- Utilizing a variety of basic programming structures (variables, loops, functions etc.)in a popular scripting environment on a web server
- Creating scripts that dynamically generate web pages containing valid HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) clearly separating structure, presentation, and behavior in the web browser
- Developing scripts that validate form input on the server
Textbook: Creating Database Web Applications with PHP and ASP, by Jeanine Meyer, Thomson Learning-Course Technology, Boston, MA, 2003. ISBN:1-5845-0264-9