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MDIA 4325 - Using PHP In Web Publishing

Media Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

This course introduces the fundamentals of creating dynamic, interactive Web pages using PHP technology. Topics include: an introduction to PHP, PHP syntax, using variables HTML forms and PHP, doing math in PHP, using strings, basic control structures, using arrays, creating functions, working with files and directories, using databases in PHP, employing cookies, creating Web applications, and debugging PHP scripts.

Prerequisite(s)

MDIA 1205 and MDIA 2205 and MDIA 3207

Credits

3.0

Cost

$619.94 - $620.38 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2016

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2016 term.

CRN 52441

Tue Apr 12 - Tue Jun 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - Jun 28 Online

Instructor

Janice Wood

Course Outline

Cost

$619.94

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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Fall 2016

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2016 term.

CRN 33002

Tue Sep 13 - Tue Nov 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Nov 29 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$620.38

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe the basic structure and syntax of PHP coding
  • Illustrate how to use variables in PHP code
  • Employ HTML forms to interface with PHP pages
  • Use mathematical functions to do calculations in PHP pages
  • Use string functions in PHP pages, including encryption and decryption
  • Illustrate how control structures can enhance PHP output
  • Describe how arrays can increase PHP functionality
  • Create and use functions in PHP pages
  • Manipulate files and directories on a PHP server
  • Set up and configure a MySQL database
  • Interface PHP pages with a MySQL database
  • Use cookies to personalize PHP output
  • Create PHP Web applications

Effective as of Fall 2013

Related Programs

MDIA 4325 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Web Technologies
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Certificate

Books & Supplies

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Spring/Summer 2016

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BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

PHP for the Web: Visual QuickStart Guide (4th Edition)
Author Larry Ullman
Publisher Peachpit Press
Copyright 2011
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-32173-345-0
Price $42.50
Required

Fall 2016

No information on books is currently available for Fall 2016 offerings of this course.

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