This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop interactive and engaging websites, using a range of features from various, appropriate languages.  It applies to individuals working in web development environments who are required to produce client-side scripts as a common means of creating interactive websites. These scripts offer an effective simple means of enabling websites to provide greater interaction with clients.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - determine the dynamic functionality and requirements of web documents; - select the appropriate language; - design web documents with embedded script; - produce dynamic web page documents; - test and debug, the web document functionality, and; - document and gain client approval.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge - discuss the basic principles behind open platform programming; - describe client-side scripting and its application to dynamic web page design; - identify and outline, security restrictions on servers; - describe the difference between server-side and client-side scripting, and; - describe the standards associated with programming documentation.

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