MySQL Level 1 for Computing Science teachers

Date: Friday, 20th March, 2015

Start: 9:30 am   End: 3:30 pm

Location: Newton Mearns
See below for venue details and map

Cost: £170
(Per person. Includes tea/coffee and lunch)

Most dynamic web sites use data stored and accessed from a database. One of the most widely used database technologies is MySQL. Knowing the basics of MySQL will enable you to use MySQL to build simple data-driven web pages and sites. Having some knowledge of the basics of MySQL is also useful for those who want understand and be able to knowledgeably talk about data-driven web applications, content management systems and cloud based computing.

This one day course will introduce MySQL along with the PHP code necessary to connect to databases, query them and process the data.

Please read before booking

We would like you to book a place on an appropriate course for your knowledge and skill level. Many Yuleblinker courses are part of a topic progression and will assume some prior knowledge.

Please make sure you read the full course descriptor, in particular the What you need to know section. Click the following link to view the full course descriptor:
MySQL Level 1 for Computing Science teachers

Content summary

Below is an overview of the topics covered in the course.

  • What is MySQL
  • Introduction to data driven dynamic web sites
  • Basic MySQL database design
  • Creating a basic database in MySQL
  • Creating connections to MySQL databases using PHP code
  • Creating simple queries to access information
  • Creating simple queries to modify data
  • Processing and displaying query results on web pag­es using PHP and HTML
  • Basic data driven web page projects

A more detailed list of course content can be found here: View detailed course content


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Location and Venue details

Parklands Country Club
Crookfur Park
Ayr Road
Newton Mearns
G77 6DT