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Fundamentals of Web Development, 2nd edition

  • Randy Connolly
  • Ricardo Hoar

Published by Pearson (February 8th 2017) - Copyright © 2018

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Fundamentals of Web Development

ISBN-13: 9780134481265

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$117.32 $146.65

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For courses in Web Programming and Design: Numerous Mark-up / Scripting Languages, as part of the CS1 course sequence.


Master the fundamentals of web development


Fundamentals of Web Development, 2nd Edition guides readers through the creation of enterprise-quality websites using current development frameworks. Written by a leading teacher in the field and designed for serious programmers, this book is as valuable to developers as a dev bootcamp. Its practical approach and comprehensive insight into the practice of web development covers HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, and the LAMP stack (that is, Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP), jQuery, XML, WordPress, Bootstrap, and a variety of third-party APIs that include Facebook, Twitter, Google, and Bing Maps. Coverage also includes the required ACM web development topics, aligned with real-world web development best practices. The 2nd Edition faithfully covers the most vital trends and innovations in the field since 2013, while continuing to provide a thorough and comprehensive overview.            

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Web Development

2. How the Web Works

3. Introduction to HTML

4. Introduction to CSS

5. HTML Tables and Forms

6. Web Media

7. Advanced CSS: Layout

8. JavaScript 1: Language Fundamentals

9. JavaScript 2: Using JavaScript  

10. JavaScript 3: Extending JavaScript with jQuery

11. Introduction to Server-Side Development with PHP

12. PHP Arrays and Superglobals

13. PHP Classes and Objects

14. Working with Databases

15. Error Handling and Validation

16. Managing State

17. Web Application Design

18. Security

19. XML Processing and Web Services

20. JavaScript 4: Frameworks

21. Content Management Systems

22. Web Server Administration and Virtualization

23. Search Engines

24. Social Networks and Analytics 

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