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CSCI E-15 Web Server Frameworks with Laravel/PHP


Prerequisite #1: Foundation in programming

This course builds upon the material covered in DGMD E-2 Web Programming for Beginners with PHP and is a recommended prerequisite.

However, students with a strong programming background may decide to skip and go directly to this course, assuming you feel comfortable with the following topics:

Prerequisite #2: HTML/CSS and basic web site publishing skills

It is expected that you come into this course with a solid grasp of modern HTML/CSS and basic web site publishing.

If you’re unsure whether you’re qualified, here are some bullet points you can check your skills against:

For HTML/CSS skills, Harvard Extension’s CSCI E-12 Fundamentals of Website Development is a logical precursor to this course.

Your experience can also come from non-HES courses, self-taught study, on the job experience, etc.

More info

This course is not an introductory course to coding, and prior experience with the following fundamental programming concepts is expected:

If you are new to coding, I suggest starting out in my other course, DGMD E-2 Web Programming for Beginners.