Data Centric Application Development

Preparing for MIS3501.004 (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

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