Leader: J Miller and S Tucker
Caulfield Second semester 2005 (Day)
Synopsis: Fourth-generation languages (4GL), and the application development environment using event-driven programming and DBMS. Association with data dictionary, prototyping, systems development methodologies and impact on SDLC. User's view of 4GL: planning for success, evaluation criteria, defining strategic use, costing and benefits of 4GL, impact on the organisation. Developing systems: Test-based and Windows using current RAD tools, effective GUI design. Specific requirements and features of application environments: desk-top, mainframe, client/server, Internet.
Assessment: Examination (3 hours): 70% + Laboratory work: 30%
Contact Hours: 3 hours per week
Prohibitions: CFR3332, CSE2204, SFT2204, SFT3030