Building Dynamic Websites

Course Description

In this course, David J. Malan gives 13 video lectures on Building Dynamic Websites. Today's websites are increasingly dynamic. Pages are no longer static HTML files but instead generated by scripts and database calls. User interfaces are more seamless, with technologies like Ajax replacing traditional page reloads. This course teaches students how to build dynamic websites with Ajax and with Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP (LAMP), one of today's most popular frameworks. Students learn how to set up domain names with DNS, how to structure pages with XHTML and CSS, how to program in JavaScript and PHP, how to configure Apache and MySQL, how to design and query databases with SQL, how to use Ajax with both XML and JSON, and how to build mashups. The course explores issues of security, scalability, and cross-browser support and also discusses enterprise-level deployments of websites, including third-party hosting, virtualization, colocation in data centers, firewalling, and load-balancing.

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This course's content is licensed by David J. Malan of Harvard University under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License.
Building Dynamic Websites
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chriswow wrote 10 years ago.
its cool

chriswow wrote 10 years ago.
its cool

mohamed ahmed baligh wrote 10 years ago.

zehra wrote 11 years ago.
Hi. This lectures looks great to watch but i could not open
any of them
I tried to open pages on other web browsers but same
problem occured

golith wrote 12 years ago.
Its been great revision watching your course .. any chance
AJAX will be online again soon?
Ty 4 all the fish !!

golith wrote 12 years ago.
Its been great revision watching your course .. any chance
AJAX will be online again soon?
Ty 4 all the fish !!

macadol wrote 12 years ago.
Greetings from Spain!
Useful yes and very understandable lecturing. Thanks a lot.
Everything in one pachet.

andreas wrote 13 years ago.
Greetings from Croatia!
Very useful,understandable lecturing.Thanks a lot I was
searching for something like that.Lucky me!

karthik wrote 13 years ago.
These are very useful and encouraging lectures for some one
like me who have not been to college for learning web
designing / development. You are just superb. Please
re-upload video 10 - Ajax as I am not able to watch it.

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