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Web Development with Python

Web Development with Phython  

Web Development with Python Program

A 5-week program focusing on agile development of database-driven web applications using the web2pyTM framework. The program covers Model-View-Controller architecture; the Database Abstraction Layer; the template language; internationalization; authentication and access control; integration with client-side​ libraries (including jQuery and Twitter Bootstrap); deployment on GoogleTM App Engine and other platforms; and general performance and configuration issues.

Admissions requirements: The program is designed for application developers, system analysts, database administrators, and technical support professionals. Applicants should have a solid programming background as well as knowledge of HTML and CSS.

Dates & Location: 
The next session of this program is scheduled for Winter Quarter 2015 beginning in early January 2015. Applications for this session are now being accepted.

This program is offered strictly online.  There is one lecture posted on a weekly basis. Some of the material will be pre-recorded as of the program start date.

DePaul University reserves the right to cancel any program prior to that program's first class meeting.

Course Credit:
The Web Development with Python Program is an accredited course of DePaul University, which follows the quarter system (as opposed to the semester system).

Course #: IPD 359
Credit hours: 2.5 undergraduate

The credit hours are awarded to those who successfully complete the program's academic requirements. Course requirements include programming assignments.

Course credit and final grade information will be available through the Institute for Professional office upon the program's completion, and will be reflected on the university's system at the end of the university's regular academic quarter.

Reading materials for certificate programs consist of textbooks and supplementary handouts. Textbook readings are considered preparatory in nature and are typically assigned prior to lectures; supplementary handouts are frequently distributed in class to provide additional information.

Textbooks for Winter Quarter 2015: To be announced.

Fees: Winter Quarter 2015
Tuition fee: $1,225.00
Application fee: $40.00 (non-refundable)

Textbooks are a separate purchase to be made by students.

Full payment of tuition must be received by the Institute for Professional Development office before the start of the program. The university's refund policy allows a return of 100% of tuition (minus a separate $25 registration fee) if the student drops the Web Development with Python Program within one week of the program's start date.

Fees are payable by check made out to DePaul University, or by credit card. For credit card payment, print out and complete the Payment by Credit Card Form.

Application & Registration Procedure
The first step is to apply for admission using the Institute for Professional Development's online application; or, to apply via fax, mail, or in person, print out and complete the Application Form. Upon admission, the Institute office will contact the prospective student with registration information and instructions.

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