Welcome to the Web Development Master Class. At this point you've probably had an opportunity to look through the course outline and see this course covers an extensive amount of material. Don't let that overwhelm you. This course is designed to teach you just about every facet of the development process from beginning to end. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned professional, this course will broaden your knowledge and inspire you to create stunning web applications that will engage your visitors.
Yes there are hundreds of books, YouTube videos and articles on various aspects of Web Development freely available on the internet. This can certainly help you gain some insights into the field, but without putting it all into context, it can be very confusing and frustrating. Especially if you are just starting out. That's why you'll find this course very useful. We start right from the basics, essential concepts that are fundamental in your ability to progress as a web developer, and create complex web applications that interact with thousands of users.
First we'll start with an overview of how the internet works. What happens behind the scenes when you type a web address into your web browser?
From their we'll introduce the web development process and give you a detailed run down of exactly how we'll go from setting up our local testing environment to hosting a live production web application on a fully scalable cloud server.
Next we will work with database integration and server side scripting languages such as PHP and MySQL.
All combined, these are the latest web technologies and by the end of this course, you will be more than proficient with each one.
In the last module of the course you will employ all the skills you have acquired to build your own database driven, responsive websites with password authentication, blogs, contact forms and validation.
You will have easily gained enough knowledge and hands-on experience to work as a web developer, or even launch your own online business and start making money. We will be walking you through - step-by-step - while we create over 12 website projects in this comprehensive course.
Please remember to download the assignment and resource files so you will have the necessary files for each lecture. Also remember to complete the Lecture quizzes and exams, to ensure you have effectively learned the course material. Upon completion of the course and assessments you will have earned the Certificate of Completion that you can use to apply for great jobs in the field, directly through our jobs portal.