PHP and APIs
Instructor: Caleb Tucker-Raymond
Dates: May 4-29, 2015
Credits: 1.5 CEUs
In this course we will explore a handful of free library and
book-related APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) and use PHP code
to extract data from them. You will learn basic PHP syntax and control
structures (if/else, for), as well as built-in commands for manipulating
Prior knowledge of HTML, including HTML forms, is recommended.
- Understand security concerns with writing PHP applications
- Create a working example application that queries an external data
source and displays it to the screen
- Learn about various free sources of bibliographic data on the internet
- Be able to read and interpret PHP and HTTP errors
Caleb Tucker-Raymond is a freelance web developer in Portland, Oregon
specializing in connecting library systems to the Drupal content
management system. Before that he worked as a public and academic
librarian for 14 years in systems, reference, and the intersection of
the two. He earned his MSLIS with Simmons College.
This is an online class that is taught asynchronously, meaning that
participants do the work on their own time as their schedules allow. The
class does not meet together at any particular times, although the
instructor may set up optional sychronous chat sessions. Instruction
includes readings and assignments in one-week segments. Class
participation is in an online forum environment.
You can register in this course through the first week of instruction.
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