Leader: J Ceddia
Caulfield First semester 2005 (Evening)
South Africa First semester 2005 (Day)
Synopsis: Introduces students to the fundamental concepts involved in creating applications that are Web based. Technologies that can be used instead of programming theory. Forms processing and how it is handled with CGI technology in a Unix environment or ASP technology in an NT environment and Web scripting technology. Gain experience with the basics of how an web applications work in a 'stateless' environment. The subject will reinforce database concepts in the design of applications and how some integrity rules can be enforced using client side scripting. The students will gain experience in the restricted user interface design by recognising the limitations of a WEB connection.
Assessment: 2-hour exam (end of semester covering all theory and practical work): 60% + Assignment using the WWW facilities for data input and retrieval (two components; one for a UNIX based server and one for an NT based server): 40%
Contact Hours: 2 hours per week
Prohibitions: COT2030, CPE3002