Programming is the process of designing and building an executable computer program for accomplishing a specific computing task. Programming involves tasks such as: analysis, generating algorithms, profiling algorithms’ accuracy and resource consumption, and the implementation of algorithms in a chosen programming language (commonly referred to as coding).
Coastech Empowerment Community organized a forum Sponsored by innovus Group in collaboration with Swahilipot Hub on a programming language Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP).This forum was held on 10th August 2019 that set to bring developers together to exchange ideas,talk about code, architecture, innovation and open source in general .
The program started off at 10:15am where the Executive Director introduced himself and his team members who were present then gave a brief introduction about CTEC.
Next on Mukhtar then introduced the facilitator Mr Swaleh.A.Ahmed who gave his brief bio and then proceeded by explaining;
What is Web Programming?
He went on by explaining on Superglobal variables;
Afterwards the attendees were able to install and configure Wamp server in their devices for practicals. The practicals included;
Handling of form data.
PHP include and require statements.
PHP +MySQL Database System
Use of MySQLi or PDO.
Later a break of 30 minutes was given where snacks were provided to the attendees. After which they moved on to;
Opening a connection to database.
Inserting of data into MySQL using MySQLi and PDO
Selecting data from MySQL database.
Then a five minutes session was given for Q and A.
Iftisam then took over by introducing herself and giving the registration form to the attendants.
Mukhtar then finalized the session by a word of thanks to the attendants and asked them for feedback regarding the whole session. Some of them were:
The session was too deep to have it in one day.
Have a series of sessions.
The facilitator was good in explaining.
The program ended with a word of prayer at 1:30pm.