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Web Applications Developer

Whether you’re new to web development or want to enhance your skills, this course will give you the knowledge you need to create dynamic database-driven websites using the latest technologies. You’ll use multiple tools and technologies to develop state-of-the-art web applications. The course is broken into 10 modules, designed to teach you all the fundamentals of developing and maintaining database-driven websites. You’ll begin by learning basic HTML, the core technology behind almost all websites. You’ll also master using CSS to design your pages and discover how to make your site more dynamic with JavaScript. Then you’ll dive into PHP and SQL, technologies that allow you to create database-driven websites such as intranets and e-commerce sites. In addition, you’ll learn the basics of XML, a technology that’s helpful in all programming including web development. 

Next, you’ll create Ajax applications that respond more like traditional desktop software, giving users a faster and more interactive experience. You’ll end your course by exploring HTML5, the newest version of HTML, putting you on the cutting edge of web development. After completing the coursework, you will complete a project that will involve using all of the skills and technologies that you learned throughout the course to build a website from the ground up. This all-in-one package will teach you every skill you need to be proficient in creating database-driven websites. Once you’ve successfully completed this course, you’ll be prepared to enter the job market where web application developers are in high demand and earn rewarding salaries.

12 Months / 380 Course Hrs
Open enrollment

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Wichita State University

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Learning Method


Self-Paced. Study on your own schedule

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Web Applications Developer

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Details + Objectives

Course Code: GES316

What You Will Learn
  • Know how to use HTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and JavaScript to design webpages
  • Use Dynamic HTML to make your webpages more interactive
  • Create database-driven web applications using PHP
  • Use SQL to pull data from a database and to insert and modify data in a database
  • Employ XML to store and validate data and to make data more accessible to other applications
  • Use Ajax techniques to build web applications
  • Use the latest HTML5 features to build cutting edge websites
  • Learn to develop websites for desktop devices
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 12 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 380 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Develop the necessary skillset to succeed as a web applications developer
  • Build a website from start to finish that can be used as a portfolio piece when job hunting
  • Learn HTML, the language of technology, which can be used in a variety of technology roles and settings
  • Understand how to not only build beautiful websites and applications, but ones that are data-driven and produce results for clients


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  1. Introduction to HTML
    1. Overview of Web Development
    2. Introduction to HTML
    3. Paragraphs, Headings and Text
    4. HTML Links
    5. HTML Images
    6. HTML Lists
    7. HTML Tables
    8. HTML Forms
  2. Introduction to CSS
    1. Crash Course in CSS
    2. CSS Fonts
    3. CSS Text
    4. Colors and Backgrounds
    5. Custom Cursors
    6. CSS and Links
    7. Borders, Margins, and Padding
    8. Styling Tables with CSS
    9. Transforms and Transitions
  3. Advanced CSS
    1. Positioning and Visibility
    2. Advanced CSS Page Layout
    3. CSS Shorthand Properties
    4. CSS Lists as Hierarchical Navigation
    5. CSS Background Tricks
    6. Laying out and Styling Forms with CSS
    7. Browser-Compatibility Issues
    8. CSS Best Practices
    9. Browser-Compatibility Issues
  4. Introduction to JavaScript
    1. JavaScript Basics
    2. Variables, Arrays, and Operators
    3. JavaScript Functions
    4. Event Handlers
    5. Built-In JavaScript Objects
    6. Conditionals and Loops
    7. JavaScript Form Validation
    8. The HTML Document Object Model   
    9. CSS Object Model   
    10. Images, Windows, and Timers
    11. Debugging and Testing with Chrome   
  5. Advanced JavaScript
    1. Scope   
    2. Advanced Objects   
    3. Advanced Functions   
    4. Advanced Arrays   
    5. XHR   
    6. JSON   
    7. Errors and Exceptions   
    8. Regular Expressions  
  6. Advanced HTML
    1. Introduction to this Course
    2. Laying out a Page with HTML5
    3. HTML5 - How We Got Here
    4. Sections and Articles
    5. HTML5 Audio and Video
    6. HTML5 Forms
    7. HTML5 Web Storage
    8. HTML5 Canvas
    9. Integrated APIs
  7. Introduction to SQL
    1. Relational Database Basics
    2. Simple SELECTs
    3. Advanced SELECTs
    4. Subqueries, Joins, and Unions
    5. Conditional Processing with CASE
    6. Inserting, Updating, and Deleting Records
  8. Introduction to PHP
    1. PHP Basics
    2. Flow Control
    3. Arrays
    4. PHP and HTML Forms
    5. String Manipulation
    6. Reusing Code and Writing Functions
    7. Managing Data
    8. Authentication with PHP and SQL
    9. Regular Expressions
    10. Session Control and Cookies
    11. Sending Email with PHP
    12. File System Management
    Introduction to XML
    1. XML Basics
    2. Quick Introduction to XHTML
    3. DTDs
    4. XML Schema Basics
    5. Simple-Type Elements
    6. Complex-Type Elements
    7. Attributes
    8. XSLT Basics
    9. XPath
    10. Flow Control
  9. Ajax Training
    1. Ajax Basics
    2. Passing Data
    3. Ajax Applications
    4. XSLT Transformations with JavaScript
    5. Ajax/JavaScript Frameworks
    6. More Ajax Applications
    Final Project

Instructors & Support

Nat Dunn

Nat Dunn founded Webucator in 2003 to combine his passion for technical training with his business expertise and to help companies benefit from both. His previous experience was in sales, business and technical training, and management. Nat has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in International Relations from Pomona College.


Prerequisites / Requirements


There are no prerequisites to take this course.

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course must be taken on a PC. A Mac is not compatible.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 10 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge is also compatible.
  • Any text or HTML editor, such as Crimson Editor, Dreamweaver, Notepad, Textpad, TextMate, TextEditor, or TextWrangler.
  • One of the following databases:
    • Microsoft Access
    • Microsoft SQL
    • Server Express
    • MySQL Oracle
  • MAMP or XAMPP.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins. 

Other: Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Materials

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment. Manuals are included as downloadable PDFs throughout the course.



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How long does it take to complete this course?

This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive twelve (12) months to complete the course.

What if I don't have enough time to complete my course within the time frame provided?

The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.

What kind of support will I receive?

You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.

What happens when I complete the course?

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Am I guaranteed a job?

This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

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