Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog 
    Jul 13, 2024  
Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog
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TECH 282 - Web Application Development Using PHP and MySQL

An introduction to the creation and maintenance of data- driven websites using PHP and MySQL. Create a MySQL database and maintain the database dynamically using the programming language PHP. PREREQUISITE(S): TECH 272  or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

  • Use MySQL to create, update, and delete tables from a database.
  • Create related tables and define keys.
  • Use PHP to create a data driven website.
  • Create a web-enabled form and use PHP to check the validity of the form and add form information to a database.
  • Use PHP to retrieve data from the MySQL database and display in various formats including tables.
  • Understand the basic program constructs such as if/else, switch, loops, arrays, and functions and be able to use them in the PHP script.
  • Use built-in features of PHP such as data and string manipulation.
  • Alter the content of a web page dynamically using the combination of data from the MySQL database and PHP methods such as the type of browser the user has, the date, and time.

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