This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop interactive and engaging websites, using a range of features from various languages.

The unit 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: *design and produce a script according to web document functionality requirements and organisational procedures. In the course of the above, the candidate must: *produce dynamic web page documents, considering accessibility of web page *test and debug web document functionality and confirm web document is secure *document and seek approval from required personnel. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: *basic principles behind open platform programming *client-side scripting and its application to dynamic web page design, including: - events and event handlers - internet operation related to clients - internet protocols - simple hypertext markup language (HTML) - applicable standards *purpose and differences between server-side and client-side scripting *standards associated with programming documentation *script testing methodologies *cyber security procedures and protocols *organisational procedures relevant to producing client-side scripts.

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