What you will learn:
HTML or Hypertext Markup Language is the basis of all websites, it is that language that makes the Internet work.
PHP, a self iterative name that stands for PHP Hypertext Preprocessor. PHP is a server-side scripting language capable of creating dynamic database driven websites and applications, server side means the PHP code is processed on the server.
Used in conjunction with a relational Database system like Mysql or MariaDB PHP becomes a very powerful procedural language for creating database driven websites.
Python is a general-purpose programming language used to build just about anything. Python is key for backend web development, data analysis, artificial intelligence and scientific computing, all of which are key for pursuing IT careers.
CSS or Cascading Stylesheets determines how the content on a webpage will appear. The style sheet describes the appearance of any object on the screen according to reusable code blocks.
With PCAP: Programming Essentials in Python you learn to design, write, debug, and run programs encoded in the Python language. No prior programming knowledge is required. The course begins with the very basics guiding you step by step until you become adept at solving more complex problems.
By the end of the course, students will be prepared to:
The 2-3 weeks instructor-led course includes hands-on practice activities and over 35 lab exercises to reinforce learning, quizzes and chapter assessments, and pre-final and final tests to measure understanding.
The course is also available as an online self-paced course accessed from the netacad.com catalog course page.
The curriculum is designed for upper secondary schools, technical schools, and colleges or universities.
- No prerequisites.
- If offered face-to-face: a dedicated classroom with reliable Internet access
Certification and Careers
The course is aligned to the vendor-neutral certification:
- PCAP – Python Certified Associate Programmer