INFM 603 - Information Technology and Organizational Context
For Sept. 8
Elisabeth Robson and Eric Freeman, Head First HTML and CSS (2nd Edition), O'Reilly Media, 2012, available through ProQuest Safari at UMCP. Chapters 1-5.
Alternative: Andy Harris, HTML, XHTML and CSS All-In-One for Dummies. Wiley, 2010, ISBN 9780470537558. Chapters 1-7.
For Sept. 15
Robson and Freeman, Chapters 7-8, skim 9-11, 13-14.
Alternative: Harris, all of Book II, skim Book III.
You may also want to look at the w3schools info on Responsive Web Design and Media Queries
For Sept. 22
Alternative: Harris, Book IV.
From the w3schools site, it’s worth visiting the http://www.w3schools.com/js/
introduction and again working with the “Try it Yourself” tool.
For Sept. 29
Lynn Beighley, Head First SQL, O'Reilly Media, 2007, Chapters 1, 4, 7.
Alternative: Harris, Book VI, Chs. 1, 3.
For Oct. 6
Topic: Database Implementation
Beighley, Chs. 2, 8 .
Lynn Beighley and Michael Morrison, Head First PHP and MySQL, O'Reilly Media, 2008, Chs. 1-2; skim 3-4.
Alternative: Harris, Book VI, Chs. 2, 4.
At this point you should also be familiar with the on-line documentation for PHPMyadmin and the MySQL documentation available at http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.7/en/
Especially Tutorial, Data Types, Functions and Operators, and SQL Statement Syntax
For Oct. 13
Beighley and Morrison, Chs. 1-4
Alternative: Harris, Book V, Chs. 1, 2, 3, 7.
For Oct. 27
Topic: Advanced Programming Topics
Freeman and Robson, Chs. 4-6
and the next few sections up to “Live Search”
Alternative: Harris, Book IV, Chs. 4-5 and Book VII, Chs. 1-2
For Nov. 3
Topic: Content Management Systems
Brian Messenlehner and Jason Coleman. Building Web Apps with WordPress,
For Nov. 10
Topic: The IT Business