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Programming for business applications ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: David Hunt

Clayton First semester 2005 (Day)
Malaysia First semester 2005 (Day)
South Africa First semester 2005 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2005 (Evening)

Synopsis: At the completion of this unit students should be able to use a current popular PC business application development environment to develop complete applications and ActiveX components, documents and controls that: create and manipulate databases and their data, present multiple document interfaces, use the Windows clipboard, yield the CPU, function in a internet/intranet/extranet environment and call DLL and API routines. Discussion of object orientation in the context of business applications including the creations of business classes. A clean logical programming style that minimises errors is demonstrated. Discussion of application delivery including help and distribution.

Assessment: Laboratory and assignments: 30% + Examination (2 hours): 70% + Students must pass the examination in order to pass the unit.

Contact Hours: Two hours of lectures and one hour of laboratory work per week

Prerequisites: BUS1060 or equivalent (a first year visual programming unit)

Prohibitions: RDT1301, SFT1122, CSE2207, CSE3007, MMS3805, IMS2906