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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, MDIA 2205 and MDIA 3207 or equivalent.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$631.95 - $643.96 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 33002

Tue Sep 10 - Tue Nov 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 26 Online

Instructor

Janice Wood

Course Outline

Cost

$643.96

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.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

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Winter 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 47490

Tue Jan 07 - Tue Mar 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 24 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$631.95

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

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