Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog 
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Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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TECH 282 - Web Application Development Using PHP and MySQL

An introduction to the creation and maintenance of data- driven Web sites using PHP and MySQL. Create a MySQL database and maintain the database dynamically using the programming language PHP. PREREQUISITE(S):  CMSC 140  or TECH 278  or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly CMAP 282.

3 semester hours

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

  • Use MySQL to create, update and delete tables from a database.

  • Create related tables and define keys.

  • Create both inner and outer joins of two or more tables.

  • Use PHP to create a data driven website.

  • Use PHP to read a file and add records to the database.

  • Create a form on a webpage and use PHP to check the validity of the form.

  • Use the data from the form to update the MySQL database.

  • Use PHP to retrieve data from the MySQL database and display in various formats including tables.

  • Create a “member only” website using ID and password in a Myself database and check the validity of the user input using PHP.

  • 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.

  • Test and debug PHP scripts while working with live data.

  • 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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