Certificate in Professional Open Source Web Development

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Certificates » Professional Open Source Web Development
Program Features
  • Completion of a capstone project with fully-tested, secure web forms
  • Access to Microsoft DreamSpark®: free software downloads for Microsoft Visual Studio, Visio, Project, Office and Windows
  • Substantial discount (80%) on Adobe Creative Suite for educational use
  • Projects demonstrating jQuery, registration and log-in system, PDO and MySQL stored procedures and Web services
  • Hands-on experience with Apache Hadoop for processing data from website logs
Who Should Apply
  • Alumni from the certificate program in Web Technology Solutions
  • Web developers with one to two years of professional programming experience
  • Web developers who want to broaden and deepen their skill base
  • Program managers for Web development projects
  • Web developers and managers for content management systems who want to add more interactivity and manage and administer the technologies that power WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla
Create sophisticated websites with the best open source front-end and back-end tools, frameworks and libraries. Take your PHP and MySQL skills to the next level by learning object-oriented PHP, authentication, security and MySQL Stored Procedures. Study how to use Ajax, JSON and jQuery for responsive Web design. Practice methods for troubleshooting, debugging, quality assurance and unit testing. Explore database and cloud storage solutions to support enterprise-level websites.
Key Outcome
You will have the skills to create feature-rich, scalable websites using open source technologies including jQuery, PHP and advanced MySQL tools.