Web Application and Server Management

Unit code: VIT1204 | Study level: Undergraduate
12
(Generally, 1 credit = 10 hours of classes and independent study.)
Footscray Nicholson
Online Real Time
VU Brisbane
VU Sydney
VIT1101 - Web Development and CMS
VIT1102 - Introduction to Programming
(Or equivalent to be determined by unit coordinator)
Overview
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Overview

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.

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

For Melbourne campuses

Assessment type: Laboratory Work
|
Grade: 35%
Workshop tasks (10% + 15% + 10%)
Assessment type: Assignment
|
Grade: 30%
Case Study - Web Server Application
Assessment type: Test
|
Grade: 35%
End of Block Test

Other locations

For students studying at VU Sydney
Assessment type: Laboratory Work
|
Grade: 35%
Workshop tasks (10% + 15% + 10%)
Assessment type: Assignment
|
Grade: 30%
Case Study - Web Server Application
Assessment type: Test
|
Grade: 35%
End of Block Test

Required reading

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