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COMP 1920 - Server-side Web Scripting with PHP Level 1

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

COMP 1920 has been replaced by COMP 3015 This hands-on course follows on from COMP 1850 and introduces server-side scripting using PHP an open-source, platform-independent, web scripting language. After learning the basic PHP theory and syntax, topics include: textfile manipulation, cookies, regular expressions, sessions, graphics, and database interactions. By the end of this course, students have learned the major functions of PHP server-side scripting and how to freely obtain a wide variety of open-source software tools and code libraries. COMP 1920 is an elective in the “Applied Web Development” associate certificate plus the CST/PTS Diploma.

Prerequisite(s)

COMP 1850 or equivalent HTML5 and CSS3 experience

Credits

3.0

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify, locate, download, and install dozens of free tools useful for server-side Web scripting.
  • Explain the theory behind server-side Web scripting.
  • Write PHP Web scripts with and without HTML content.
  • Install, configure and deploy a working web server to server PHP scripts
  • Obtain, process, and store user input from Web pages.
  • Use cookies to remember users and user data.
  • Use regular expressions to find, process, and validate data.
  • Use server-side resources with their Web pages including files, databases, images, etc… located on the server.
  • Use sessions to authorize users and persist their data across multiple Web pages.
  • Learn other server-side scripting languages with relative ease.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2015

Related Programs

COMP 1920 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Applied Web Development
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Computer Systems
    Part-time   Diploma

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