AJAX connection to MySQL PHP API

Laurence Svekis, Web technology Instructor

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18 Lessons (1h 49m)
    • 1. Apimysql

    • 2. 1 Introduction to creating an AJAX database interaction API

    • 3. 2 Resources Setup mySQL PHP ready

    • 4. 3 Quick jQuery intro and how to add it to your web pages

    • 5. 4 Working with jQuery

    • 6. 5 jQuery Ajax methods

    • 7. 7 AJAX post content to PHP endpoint

    • 8. 8 PHP output as JSON data

    • 9. 9 AJAX send multiple values to PHP endpoint

    • 10. 12 Create MySQL database table

    • 11. 14 Connect to Database

    • 12. 15 Add content to database via AJAX frontend code

    • 13. 16 Insert to mySQL

    • 14. 17 Insert and update Database content with AJAX

    • 15. 18 Get data from Database output as JSON

    • 16. 19 Dyanmically output new JSON data

    • 17. 20 Get data output into HTML

    • 18. 21 Web API conclusion


About This Class

AJAX connection to MySQL PHP API
Learn how you can create a simple database API which can be accessed from
frontend code, updated and more

The scope of the course stays focused to building the API interaction. It covers
multiple technologies working together, and topics only in relation to the
finished project.

Want to access your MySQL database using JavaScript? Let web visitors interact
seamlessly with you MySQL database. Add new content, update existing content,
and query the database to return results! Databases provide so much power to your
web applications, why not use them more.

This unique course takes you through the steps of creating a simple web api to
allow web visitors database interaction. Database is key to creating an amazing
interactive dynamic experience for web users. It lets you do more!

This course will open the door for you to build our a lot of COOL STUFF! From
the lessons of the course, you will be able to produce a wide range of uses for
the code. Source code is included so you can practice along side the lessons, try
it out for yourself and tweak it for your individual needs.

This course covers a lot of technologies and demonstrates them all working
together to achieve the API objective.

JavaScript and an understanding of the Document Object Model is an important
foundation before starting this course. We've designed the course to be fast
paced step by step covering the essentials to build the web API. Please note
that the course overviews core technology used only within the course to build
the API.

What you will learn

Basic HTML - setting up simple elements to access from JavaScript
Basic CSS - creating buttons
jQuery - AJAX, Getting element values from a form, updating element inner HTML.
JSON - How to send JSON objects and how to retrieve JSON data and use it as
objects within JavaScript.
PHP - How to get request variables, setup a mySQL database connection, looping of
data, arrays, outputting content as JSON formatted.
RegEx - Check values as numeric
MySQL - Setup a database, connect to a database, phpmyadmin access, write queries
to Update, select and insert data. Prevent SQL injection.
See it all working together and much more!
By the end of the course you will have the knowledge on how to put it all
together and create a simple API to interact with your database. Use this course
as a starting point to limitless options with this fully functional and
customizable code.

I'm here to help you learn about APIs and ready to answer any questions you may
have. What are you waiting for enrol now and see what you can do!