Syllabus Schedule Project Labs Canvas Server Access phpMyAdmin Assignment 1 Assignment 2 Assignment 3 Assignment 4 Assignment 5 Assignment 6 Assignment 7 Assignment 8 Assignment 9
Syllabus
Meeting Date Topic & Readings
1 1/10
Wed.
Lecture: Introduction to Course
Access the Yorktown server several days before assignment 1 is due. This will provide time to fix any network configuration problems. Allow a minimum of 48 hours for changes to the network configuration.
2 1/12
Fri.
Lecture: Server-side Scripting, Schematic
Reading: Nixon Ch. 1: Introduction to Dynamic Web Content
3 1/15
Mon.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King
Martin Luther King Holiday
Full text and audio clips of MLK's famous speeches. (courtesy Seattle Times)
4 1/17
Wed.
Lecture: Getting Started with PHP, Working with Text and Numbers 
Reading: Nixon Ch. 3: Introduction to PHP to page 52
5 1/19
Fri
Working with Text and Numbers
Reading: Nixon Ch. 3: Introduction to PHP page 52 to end of chapter
Assignment 1 due (SSI)
6 1/22
Mon.
Lecture: Control Structures, Arrays
Reading: Nixon Ch. 4: Expressions and Flow Control, Ch. 6: Arrays to page 129 only
7 1/24
Wed.
Lecture: Functions
Reading: Nixon Ch.5: PHP Functions to page 105 only
Assignment 2 due (variables)
8 1/26
Fri.
Lecture: Working with Forms, Validation & Security
Reading: Nixon Ch. 11: Form Handling
9 1/29
Mon
Lecture: Validation & Security (continued)
Assignment 3 due (control structures, functions)
10 1/31
Wed.
Lecture: Working with Cookies and User Sessions
Reading: Nixon Ch. 12: Cookies, Sessions and Authentication
11 2/2
Fri.
Lecture: Using Relational Databases
Reading: Nixon Ch. 8: Introduction to mySQL. Skip p. 167-176. We will be using phpMyAdmin rather than the command line interface.
12 2/5
Mon.
Lecture: Creating & reading database records
Reading: Nixon Ch. 10: Accessing MySQL using PHP, phpMyAdmin tutorial
Assignment 4 due (forms, cookies, session)
13 2/7
Wed.
Lecture: Using SQL Statements to Query Data
Overview HW5
14 2/9
Fri.
Lecture: SQL continued , SQL Tester
15 2/12
Mon.
Assignment 6 overview SQLSyntaxTester
Site templates: Template simple, ListCityZips.php (source, template)
Assignment 5 due (reading, adding, updating and deleting database records)
16 2/14
Wed.
Lecture: Normalizing a Relational Database
Reading: Nixon Ch. 9: Mastering MySQL to page 222 only
Optional reading (for another normalization example): An Introduction to Database Normalization
17 2/16
Fri.
Midterm
18 2/19
Mon.
Honest Abe
Honest Abe
Presidents Day Holiday
19 2/21
Wed.
Lecture:  Overview of final project and assignment 7: Bookstore home, search response & product pages.
Assignment 6 due
20 2/23
Fri.
Lecture: Review midterm results. 
21 2/26
Mon.
Overview of project: shopping cart, checkout01.php and checkout02.php.
Assignment 7 due (Bookstore: default, SearchBrowse, Product and About pages)
22 2/28
Wed.
Lecture: Debugging & Error Handling
23 3/2
Fri.
Bookstore enhancement ideas and coding tips.
24 3/5
Mon.
Lecture: Overview of project: Checkout03.php and OrderHistory.php
Assignment 8 due (Project - shopping cart, checkout01, checkout02)
25 3/7
Wed.
 Project day: meet in PH 47 computer lab to work on bookstore project.
26 3/9
Fri.
Designing for Mobile

27 3/12
Mon.
Lecture: Designing for Search Engines
28 3/14
Wed.
Project day -- no lecture. Professor Sandvig will have extra office hours. 
Office hours: 10:00 am - noon, 1:00 pm- 4:00 pm
Assignment 9 due at 4 pm.  (Checkout03.php, Order History)
29 3/16
Fri.
Lecture: Course Review,  What's next: PHP and ASP.NET, Final exam
  3/19
Mon.
Exam 10:30 am - 11:45 am.
Extra office hours 1-3 pm.
  3/20
Tu.
Projects due at 9 am.
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