This unit provides students with knowledge and practice of designing and developing large complex web applications, e.g., large enterprise software systems in web-based environment. Students will learn of advanced software frameworks for web development and apply them in practice. A number of techniques will be introduced which include Web Service and Services, MVC (Model-View-Controller) framework, etc

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NIT1101 - Web Development and CMS

NIT2112 - Object Oriented Programming

NIT2213 - Software Engineering

NIT1101 OR NIT2112 OR NIT2213

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Critically analyse requirements of large and complex web applications for a real-world business case;  
  2. Apply advance web application frameworks in designing large and complex web application; and  
  3. Create and develop and prototype large web applications with current popular technologies, e.g., Web services.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Assignment Large web system design and development 25%
Project Large web system prototyping and development 25%
Examination Final Written Examination (3 hours) 50%

Required reading

Beginning ASP.NET 4.5.1: in C# and VB
Imar Spaanjaars (2014)
John Wiley & Sons, Inc

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