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Database Programming for the Web


Make use of open-source web development tools to learn best practices that make front-end web pages interact with a back-end database and help you to further interact with your website visitors.

This course can be taken individually or as part of the Web Development Certificate Program.

Who Should Attend

Those interested in utilizing a database back-end to help build a dynamic website or further interact with their website visitors.

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Benefits and Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course you will be able to:

  • Create a basic database
  • Write information to and query information from the database
  • Properly accept user submitted data as well as display data taken from the database to a web page

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Course Outline/Topics

  • SQL basics including how to query a database using the SELECT statement and how to modify data with INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE
  • Database design concepts including database normalization and the use of primary and foreign keys to relate to tables
  • The use of a database abstraction layer to make your code more portable between database back-ends
  • Security principles to properly validate user data that is input through a web page
  • Learn common database field data types and when to use them

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This program can be applied toward the:

HTML Parts I and II, CSS Parts I and II, JavaScript Part I and Server-side Scripting or Equivalent experience. Knowledge of SQL, PHP and Web Design courses that include creating forms are helpful but not required.

"I really liked how the Instructor walked us through all the examples and then had us apply what we learned alone later in the class. He was also quick to help and very knowledgeable."
Student, 2014

Sat., July 11
Location: UWM School of Continuing Education (Click link for directions)
Instructor: Hemendra Chonkar, Sr. IT Architect, FIS
Enrollment Limit: 20
Program No. 5071-7465
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Building Dynamic Websites: AJAX - Web Services
Fundamentals of Web Security
For more information, contact:
Pam Nellen, Program Manager, Business and Technology Programs,, 414-227-3208


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