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Web Application Development

WEB APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT

COS30020     |       12.5 Credit Points       |       Location: Hanoi, Danang, Ho Chi Minh City

Duration                                             Contact hours

One Semester                                       48 hours

Prerequisites

COS10005 Web Development
And COS10009 Introduction to Programming

Corequisites

 

Aims and Objectives

This unit is designed to introduce a variety of technologies and techniques typically used in development of contemporary web-based systems, and to enable students to achieve a level of fluency in using these in a thoughtful and considered manner. Two web programming techniques will be introduced. The first is to use web-based embedded scripting language (PHP) on a web server (Apache) and a server-side database (MySQL), and the second is to use Ajax to manage asynchronous client-server communication and XML/JSON as data exchange languages.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Describe, identify and debug issues related to the development of web applications.
2. Design and develop interactive web applications using embedded server-side scripting language PHP.
3. Use MySQL for data management and manipulate MySQL with PHP.
4. Use client-side dynamic scripting language JavaScript and server-side scripting language PHP
5. Apply design patterns for developing web applications

General Skills Outcome

• Analysis Skills
• Problem Solving Skills
• Ability to tackle unfamiliar problems
• Ability to work independently