Unit aim

Introduces students to programming and scripting languages used on the Internet to rapidly develop applications, customise and automate existing Internet objects, and develop system software for Internet server applications. Students will design and construct server side applications in multiple languages. This unit assumes knowledge of HTML design and implementation.

Unit content

0 Review of Web Development (HTML & CSS)
1 The Internet and Web Servers (Apache & IIS)
2 Basic JavaScript
3 JavaScript, DHTML, DOM
4 Dynamic documents, JavaScript and Ajax
5 Workshop for assignment 1
6 Investigating PHP
7 PHP for CGI
8 MySQL - Database
9 PHP to MySQL - Building a full application
10 PHP to MySQL - Building a full application continued
11 Workshop for assignment 2
12 ASP.NET and Exam preparation

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 2

  • Sebesta, RW, 2014, Programming the World Wide Web, 8th edn, Pearson, Sydney. ISBN: 978-0-13-377598-3.

Session 3

  • Sebesta, RW, 2014, Programming the World Wide Web, 8th edn, Pearson, Sydney. ISBN: 978-0-13-377598-3.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Coffs Harbour

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Workshop on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Web Pages15%
Web Pages35%
Exam: closed book50%

Gold Coast

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Workshop on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Web Pages15%
Web Pages35%
Exam: closed book50%

Melbourne

Teaching method
Lecture on-site 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Web Pages15%
Web Pages35%
Exam: closed book50%

Online

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Assessment
Web Pages15%
Web Pages35%
Exam: closed book50%

Papua New Guinea - IBSU Enga

Teaching method
Workshop on-site
Assessment
Web Pages15%
Web Pages35%
Exam: closed book50%

Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port Moresby

Teaching method
Workshop on-site
Assessment
Web Pages15%
Web Pages35%
Exam: closed book50%

Sydney

Teaching method
Lecture on-site 1 hour (12 weeks)
Workshop on-site 2 hours ( 12 weeks)
Assessment
Web Pages15%
Web Pages35%
Exam: closed book50%
Notice

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