Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Dealing with data, part of Web Development Foundations: Web Technologies.
…Many websites require the storage and retrieval of data.…A popular message board would need to store things like…user names and passwords. Blogs would need to store…blog posts and comments, and something like a travel site…would need to store information about specific tours, some…of the other things that they'd be working with. Well…online data can be handled in a number of different…ways. Typically, data can be stored locally on the client.…Stored in simply structured text files or stored within…a database. Several factors drive which method of data…storage is ultimately used, such as the type of…data that needs to be saved and the needs…of the site regarding data, retrieval and usage. In…the past, designers have been very limited in the…terms of the type of data they could store…within the client. Due to security concerns, browsers have been…limited to writing small text files called cookies,…on client machines. These text files could store…small items like user preferences or session IDs…that could enhance the user experience, but Really…
- Working with web clients and servers
- Exploring HTTP
- How browsers work
- Structuring HTML
- Controlling presentation with CSS
- Dealing with data
- Working with a content management system (like WordPress)
- Using cloud services
Skill Level Beginner
1. Introduction to the Web
2. Front-End Technology
3. Back-End Technology
4. Assembly Technologies
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