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Web Development Course Offered at Hudson Valley Community College

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, September 1, 2005

Hudson Valley Community College\'s Workforce Development Institute will offer a credit-free course in web development utilizing PHP and MySQL beginning Wednesday, September 21.

The 12-session course will run from 6 to 9 p.m. on Wednesdays through December 14. The course will provide an introduction to PHP, a powerful open-source scripting language designed to enable developers to create highly-featured, database-driven Web applications. In conjunction with the PHP language, students will learn how to apply MySQL, an open-source database engine that is well suited for dynamic internet-based applications.

For more information, call the Workforce Development Institute at 518-629-7338.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 60 degree and certificate programs in four schools: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Science; and Liberal Arts and Sciences; and an Educational Opportunity Center for academic and career training. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 12,000 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training. Hudson Valley has more than 60,000 alumni.