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MDIA 4325 - Using PHP In Web Publishing

Media Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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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, MDIA 2205 and MDIA 3207 or equivalent.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$644.68

Winter 2022

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 47490

Tue Jan 04 - Tue Mar 22 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 22 Online

Instructor

Janice Wood

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$644.68

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Pre-requisite: MDIA 1205, MDIA 2205 and MDIA 3207 or equivalent. This course will be delivered entirely online, however, is an asynchronous course which does not require that you meet each week at a specific time. You will be expected to meet assignment deadlines according to the schedule on the course outline and directions of the instructor.
  3. 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 + Media

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

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