CAS225 PHP and MySQL for Designers

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Develops skills to create server-side scripts using PHP. Introduces server-side programming concepts and terminology. Explores a variety of server-side techniques and MySQL database manipulation. Covers the installation of PHP and MySQL. Uses the current versions of HTML and CSS. Prerequisite: CAS 213 or CIS 133W or instructor permission. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide).

Credits:
4.00
Registration:
you will need the CRN to register.
Fees:
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Materials:
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Class type:
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List of classes for CAS225 PHP and MySQL for Designers
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44636 Web

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From September 21 through December 12, 2020
Textbooks for CRN 44636
Instructor: Juan M Maldonado
Tuition: credit Fees: $12
For information, contact the department at 971-722-7770 (Office).

Course details: CRN 44636

Course materials

Textbooks

Find out which textbooks are required for this course.

Technology:

  • Course requires a web hosting package.
    If you don't currently own a web hosting account, you can find details of the how to buy an affordable hosting package here: http://pcc-webdev.com/hosting/. This hosting will be used in all our Web Development and Design certificate or degree classes.
    If you currently own a web hosting account, any LAMP web hosting package that uses the cPanel control panel will be acceptable for this course.
    If your hosting does not use cPanel, please contact your instructor.
  • You will need a text editor to write PHP, HTML and CSS. The preferred editor for both MAC and PC is PHPStorm: https://www.jetbrains.com/phpstorm/. It's free with a college email address. Directions for installing and configuring PHPStorm are provided during the first week of the course. You are welcome to use another text editor (Adobe Brackets is also supported) but your instructor may or may not be able to provide support for other text editors.
  • You will need a local web server. The preferred local web server for both MAC and PC is XAMPP: https://www.apachefriends.org. It's free. Directions for installing and configuring XAMPP are provided during the first week of the course. We strongly suggest that you wait until the course starts to install and configure XAMPP.
  • You will need an FTP program to upload files from your computer to a web server. PHPStorm has a built-in FTP program that meets the needs of this course. If you'd rather use a stand along FTP client: the preferred FTP program for both MAC and PC is FileZilla: https://filezilla-project.org/. It's free.

 

Instructor comments:

This instructor's no show policy takes effect if you do not log in to the Desire2Learn shell for this course and create an introductory post in the Discussion forum by the first Friday of the quarter. You will be dropped immediately from the course if this post is not created by the due date and time.

THE WEBHOSTING LISTED IN THE TEXTBOOK LINK IS LISTED AS OPTIONAL BECAUSE IF YOU ALREADY HAVE WEB HOSTING 4 STUDENTS (or equivalent) HOSTING YOU DO NOT NEED TO BUY IT AGAIN.

Web course information

No show policy
Your instructor can mark you as a "no show" if you do not participate in your class during the first week. This will remove you from the class. It is important to log in as soon as the class starts to see what the participation requirements are.
Web & Remote Teaching Technical Requirements:
Please be sure to read the quick guide to Online Learning technical requirements.
Students with Disabilities:
Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities taking Web based classes please visit the Disability Services website.
Web Prerequisite | Start Guide for Online Learning:
Before you take your first online class at PCC, you must complete the start guide for online learning. The start guide will help you decide if online classes are right for you. Once you complete the start guide, you will be eligible to register for online classes.

The Start Guide is not required for Hybrid or Remote Courses but strongly recommended. To learn more, go to https://www.pcc.edu/osg