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This unit instructs students in rapid development of web-based, interactive applications using an Integrated Development Environment (IDE). It then continues with addressing the set up and management of web servers that host such applications.
Students practice key concepts in the design development and coding of web-based applications project through the unit.
Content includes: application of an IDE in web application design and development; use of controls in web page development; server-side scripting using object-oriented programming; web server set up, deployment and management using relevant technologies/tools.

Unit details

Study level:
Undergraduate
Credit points:
12
Unit code:
NIT1204

Prerequisites

NIT1101 - Web Development and CMS

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Apply an IDE to design and develop web applications for real-world clients;  
  2. Use relevant markup/controls in developing web pages;  
  3. Apply object-oriented programming in the design and development of web applications; and  
  4. Apply concepts related to server management in managing a server in a real-world situation.  

Assessment

Assessment type Description Grade
Test Web development task (1 hour) 20%
Test Web development task (1.5 hours) 30%
Laboratory Work Five (5) Laboratory Tasks (10% each) 50%

Required reading

Murach's PHP and MySQL 3rd ed.
Joel Murach and Ray Harris (2017)
USA/Mike Murach & Associates, Inc.

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