Programming A Chat Box From Scratch Using PHP and AJAX
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Programming A Chat Box From Scratch Using PHP and AJAX

A complete guide to create a simple Chat Box from scratch using PHP and AJAX
3.6 (15 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
1,368 students enrolled
Created by Syed Ali
Last updated 3/2016
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Create a simple Chat Box using PHP Programming Language and AJAX
  • Design Chat Box using Cascading Style Sheet (CSS)
  • Create a Database in PHPmyAdmin
  • Establish a Database Connection with the Chat Box
  • Use AJAX to make their program Real-Time
Course content
Expand all 12 lectures 01:23:47
+ Course Introduction
1 lecture 03:09

This lesson tells the students about the Modules and the lessons that this course contain.

Preview 03:09
+ Downloading Essential Software's
3 lectures 13:35

In this lesson students will download XAMPP Server which is used to create projects involving coding on their own computer.

Preview 06:18
Downloading XAMPP Server
2 questions

Students will learn how to configure the XAMPP Server so it works properly on their computer.

Configuring XAMPP Server
03:36
Configuring XAMPP Server
1 question

By the end of this lesson students will download a free software named ATOM Editor which is used for coding.

Downloading ATOM Editor
03:41
Downloading ATOM Editor
1 question
+ Chat Box Creation
7 lectures 01:05:48

In this lesson students will create the folders and files that will be needed to begin with their coding.

Preview 02:30
Creating Necessary Folders and Files
2 questions

In this lesson I will demonstrate students how to create the layout of the chat box

Creating The Main Page Of Chat Box
07:21
Creating the main page of Chat Box
1 question

Students will learn in this lesson how to design the Chat Box using Cascading Style Sheet (CSS).

Using CSS To Design The Chat Box
15:54
Using CSS To Design The Chat Box
1 question

In this lesson students will create their own Database in PHPmyAdmin. They will also create a table and insert some rows in the table

Creating Database in PHPmyAdmin
03:46
Creating Database in PHPmyAdmin
1 question

After creating a Database in the previous lesson, I will demonstrate students how to establish a connection between the Databse and the Chat Box.

Linking The Chat Box To Database (Part1)
10:52
Linking The Chat Box To Database (Part 2)
10:05
Linking The Chat Box To Database
1 question

In this lesson students will do the final steps of their coding and by the end of this lesson they will be successful in creating a Chat Box using PHP and AJAX

Using Ajax To Make Our Chat Box Real-Time
15:20
Using Ajax To Make Our Chat Box Real-Time
1 question
+ Conclusion
1 lecture 01:15

In this lesson students will recap al the things they did in this course and will be prepared for creating a Chat Box on their localhost

Preview 01:15
Requirements
  • This course teaches Programming from scratch, therefore, students do not need anything to begin this course
  • Everything will be explained and the required things will be downloaded in this course
  • Students only need to be familiar with how to operate a Computer
Description

In this course we are going to create a simple chat box that will be completely responsive and will be really easy to get up and running on any server, but in this course we will use the XAMPP Server. A database is required - as we need to connect our Chat Box with the Database to make it Dynamic.

The programming language used is:

  • PHP - We will use PHP language in this course to build our simple chat box. PHP is a widely-used open source general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for web development and can be embedded into HTML.
  • AJAX - AJAX is a technique for creating fast and dynamic web pages. AJAX is about updating parts of a web page, without reloading or refreshing the entire page.

The course is structured into 4 Sections and about it contains alomost about 1.5 hours of content. If you are interested in Programming Languages especially PHP then this course is for you. So lets get started and become an expert in PHP and AJAX by the end of this course.

Who this course is for:
  • Students having a little knowledge about PHP Programming Language should take this course
  • Students who are not familiar with Programming should not opt for this course