This unit covers all the necessary skills and knowledge required for students to develop and host database driven web applications on a production web server. Students practice key concepts of web development and server management using industry relevant technologies and tools.

Content includes: developing dynamic web applications with OOP PHP; using popular web frameworks to enhance the features of web applications; build a RESTful API; setup, configure, deploy and manage a production web server.

Unit details

Study level:
Undergraduate
Credit points:
12
Unit code:
VIT1204

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Use the PHP language to develop dynamic web pages;  
  2. Apply object-oriented programming in the development of web applications;  
  3. Use web frameworks to enhance the features of web applications; and  
  4. Manage a production web server.  

Assessment

Melbourne campuses

Students studying under the VU Block Model.

Assessment type Description Grade
Laboratory Work Workshop tasks (x3) 30%
Assignment Case Study - Web Server Application 30%
Test Tests (x2) 40%

Other locations

Assessment type Description Grade
Laboratory Work Laboratory Work Workshop tasks (x3) 30%
Assignment Case Study - Web Server Application 30%
Test Tests (x2) 40%

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