Sep 24, 2021
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
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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