Website Development - Part III

Building Blocks of Dynamic Websites

Students will discover the power of dynamic website coding with an introductory examination of PHP and MySQL. In this course, students will implement basic dynamic functions with PHP, and will hand-code a simple PHP-MySQL application to produce a dynamically-generated blog page. Students will examine similarities between their application and open source Content Management Systems like WordPress, and use what they learned to migrate an existing WordPress website.

Office hours will be provided every week at no additional charge.

What Will You Learn?: 
Client-Server Architecture of the World Wide Web, Static vs. Dynamic Web Pages, Accessibility and Usability Heuristics, Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Website Hosting, CPanel
Multipage website, file structure and hierarchy, CSS strategies for managing multi-column layout, CSS drop-down menus, tables, forms and multimedia.
Who Is This Course For?: 

Website Developers who want to increase the value they can provide in advising their clients on content development and website design to best accomplish business objectives. Entrepreneurs who want better familiarity with website development to save time and money with website professionals they hire or want to personally build a website for their own business endeavors. Anyone who wants to improve their employability by developing a universally-needed skill set or wants to begin a new career; who wants to empower themselves with the ability to build an effective website presence for any of their personal passions or business endeavors anytime they want

Prerequisite: 

Learn to Build a Website – Part II or equivalent knowledge (instructor-approved)

Materials Required: 
This is five workshops series, 3 hours each.
Cost: 
$499.00
Mentor(s): 

Shannah White

Shannah is an active Website Developer supporting local businesses in the Hudson Valley from local professionals and craftsmen to web agencies and mid-size businesses. She began her journey into World Wide Web technologies in 1998. She is versed in HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL, and Photoshop. In Content Management Systems, she has fallen in love with Drupal, but also has experience in WordPress, Zen Cart, Shopify, and Squarespace. She has written a custom ecommerce CMS from scratch, and maintains other custom CMSs for some of her client base.

Duration: 
15 hours
Bootcamp: 
Fast Track Web Development Bootcamp
Summer Fast Track Web Development Bootcamp

Course Schedule:

Starting Monday, January 7, 2019 - 6:00pm
Location:
SUNY Ulster
491 Cottekill Rd
Stone Ridge, NY 12484
This course is part of a bootcamp: Fast Track Web Development Bootcamp
All class dates:
Jan 7, Jan 14, Jan 21, Jan 28, Feb 4