Data Centric Application Development

Preparing for MIS3501.002 (UPDATED)

Hello class,

Here are three things you can do to get ready for MIS3501 this fall.

#1 Install the software:

(Installation videos provide the necessary links and instructions.)

For PC Users:

  1. XAMPP ( INSTALLATION VIDEO)
  2. NetBeans IDE for HTML5 and PHP ( INSTALLATION VIDEO )
  3. Notepad++ ( INSTALLATION VIDEO )
  4. SSH client / Log in to the class server ( INSTALLATION VIDEO  )

For Mac Users:

  1. XAMPP ( INSTALLATION VIDEO )
  2. NetBeans IDE for HTML5 and PHP ( INSTALLATION VIDEO  )
  3. BBEdit ( INSTALLATION VIDEO  )
  4. FileZilla  / Log in to the class server ( INSTALLATION VIDEO  )

#2 Get the textbook

Murach’s PHP and MySQL (2nd Edition) by Joel Murach and Ray Harris, ISBN 978-1-890774-79-0 (either print or electronic is acceptable)

#3 Assigned viewing

See https://lynda.temple.edu .  Watch portions of HTML Essential Training with James Williamson.

The portions to watch are (minimally):

  • The Introduction
  • Section 1 (“The Importance of HTML” and “Basic HTML syntax” only)
  • Section 2 (All but “Understanding Content Models”)

Students may wish to watch sections 3,5,6, and 7 as well, as these will be assigned after the start of class.

See you soon.

-Prof Shafer

Office Hours

10 am – 11:30 am, Monday
10 am – 11:30 am, Wednesday
10 am – 11:30 am, Friday
Other times by appointment

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 2 other subscribers

Recent Comments
    • Ngoc Pham, Chi Pham, Run Zhu, and Jiawei Huang win Analytics Challenge December 1, 2017
      Fox BBA MIS majors Ngoc Pham, Chi Pham, Run Zhu, and Jiawei Huang won the Analytics track of the Fifth Annual Temple University QVC Analytics Challenge on November 13, 2017. 582 students from 10 different schools across the university participated in this years challenge. To learn more, click here…
    • MIS alums are digital entrepreneurs October 27, 2017
      Like many entrepreneurs, Peter Hwang’s idea for what he hopes is the next big thing came to him when he spotted a hole in the market’s offerings: while traveling for work in NYC, he couldn’t find a quick way to find a good meal near his location without scrolling through unhelpful restaurant peer review sites. […]
    • Top 15th for the sixth year in a row! October 27, 2017
      For the sixth year in a row, the Fox School’s Department of Management Information Systems (MIS) Bachelor of Business Administration major in Management Information Systems (BBA MIS) made the US News and World Report Undergraduate Business Specialties national ranking. In the 2018 ranking, which is based on data from 2017, Temple MIS was ranked 14th […]
    SOTD