Advanced Interactive Programming - CIT72

Weekly Schedule

Week Information
Assignments due in one week unless otherwise stated. I may add some things during the week, so double check the schedule each week!
Unit #14 I wanted to get most things up for you by the end of July. I will revisit unit #14 when I see how things are going. The next thing is the final.
Unit #13 Catch up week! However I would like you to do a little research on XML because that will be where I go in #14.
Unit #12 Continue with coding.
I would like you to create a survey that I could use (multiple choice). I want to be able to specify the number of questions and load the text for each question through a user interface.
From the user point of view, I want to take in their answers and store them in a database and send them a thank you. From my point of view, I want to be able to analyze the results in the database and give the totals for each response to each question.
Unit #11 Start researching how to program for a mobile device. There are interesting solutions in Visual Basic and PHP.
Write an application that can be implemented on a mobile device and test it and show me the results.
Unit #9 and Unit #10 Go looking at sample PHP programs that do interesting things.
I want you to write a program in PHP that shows a more advanced knowledge of PHP. Your choice, you can send the plan to me to discuss. Again, you can use a template and work off it to make significant changes.
Unit #8 Some sites that I found useful in thinking about Ajax and PHP.
I would like you to develop something fairly significant using Ajax.
Unit #7 Continue reading about Ajax.
Continue working on the shopping cart.
Analyze the jquery examples that I sent you.
Start working on some experiments with Ajax.
Unit #6 Continue reading about Ajax, but this week I want you to start writing a shopping cart. I would suggest you consider finding a template for a shopping cart and modifying it to meet your design.
Set up and write a shopping cart in PHP.
Unit #5 Start reading about Ajax.
At the same time, I would like you to look at Wordpress and figure out how to set it up including a blog. Take a look at the use of PHP with Wordpress.
Basic tutorial for PHP and Wordpress.
Also start thinking about setting up a simple shopping cart with PHP.
Set up a site using Wordpress that includes a blog and PHP.
Unit #4 Continuing experimenting with jQuery.
I am working on it too, so we can trade examples.
Do some more complex things with jQuery. Lets go with 4 different examples solving realistic problems.
Unit #3 Explore jQuery.
Experiment a little with jQuery.
Unit #2 Continuing with object-oriented programming.
Pick three programs you wrote in CIT32 of varying levels of complexity and rewrite them using object orientation. Send me the original and the object version.
Start think about what you would like to do as a project for this course. Send me some possibilities.
Unit #1 This week I would like you to do some reading about object oriented programming.
Here are some possible sites to find information.
Object Oriented Programming in PHP
Another article
Some beginning tutorials
From the manual
Another example
Experiment with object oriented programming and PHP and write a basic example.


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