Infinite Scroll Project AJAX MySQL API PHP jQuery

Explore how to create a web application that sends requests to the server for additional data as users scroll the page – Free Course

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What you’ll learn

  • connecting to an API
  • setting up a PHP database API

  • using AJAX to pull JSON data from the backend

  • getting MySQL data into a web application

Requirements

  • PHP working knowledge
  • MySQL working knowledge
  • jQuery AJAX working knowledge

Description

Infinite scrolling is a web-design technique that loads content continuously as the user scrolls down the page, eliminating the need for pagination. This technique popular is used on many websites and this course will show you how to build one yourself from scratch.

Best of all this course provides a great learning experience on how to develop an API that can return database content into the front end. Learn how to combine technologies and the steps needed to plan out the building of applications. Explore how you can use AJAX to send requests to a server API returning content in a JSON format to be added to your web page content.

Prerequisites to this course include working knowledge of jQuery, JavaScript and PHP. We cover the aspects of the languages needed to create the API endpoint and to query the endpoint for data.

One of the best ways to learn programming is by projects and this project is perfect since it combines the use of multiple technologies within one application so that students get a real world experience.

  • Learn how to setup the structure of your web application
  • Find out about creating a PHP database connection
  • Create a simple PHP application to populate the database with lorem ipsum text
  • Explore how an API works outputting content from the MySQL database into JSON format
  • Use PHP code to build a customized JSON output
  • Explore how easy it is to make AJAX requests with jQuery
  • Use JavaScript to detect scroll and more
  • Assemble your HTML page dynamically
  • Examine how web applications are built

Source Code is included to get you started quickly.

Taught by an instructor with over 18 years of web development experience, ready to help answer any questions you may have.

Join now and start building your own applications today.

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