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COMP8005 - Applied Web Development

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Title:Applied Web Development
Long Title:Applied Web Development
Module Code:COMP8005
 
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Advanced
Field of Study: Computer Science
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2012/13 ( September 2012 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: TIM HORGAN
Module Author: GARY COUSE
Module Description: This module gives the student experience of developing a complete web application from start to finish using the most appropriate technologies.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 compare and contrast the appropriate technologies for implementing a specified web application
LO2 develop strategies for the storage and retrieval of the data and other resources required for the application
LO3 develop basic web application functionality
LO4 manage access to the web application they build
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named CIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
5668 SOFT7008 Server-Side Web Development
7502 SOFT6008 Interactive Web Development
Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Requirements
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.
No requirements listed
Co-requisites
No Co Requisites listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Web Technologies
Ajax, Frameworks (prototype, Scriptaculous, jquery, Rails), PHP, Ruby
Storage
Choosing Database servers, Database design. XML, DTDs, Schema, File management
Functionality
Algorithms, Frameworks, Libraries, Code Reuse
Access
Server authentication, Logins, Passwords, Security, Sessions, Cookies
Deployment
Installer packages, virtual hosts, Compatibility issues, Server Configuration, Licences
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Written Report Interim Documentation 1,2 30.0 Week 8
Project Create a complex web application 1,2,3,4 70.0 Week 12
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Coursework Only
This module is reassessed solely on the basis of re-submitted coursework. There is no repeat written examination.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lab Lab 2.0 Every Week 2.00
Lecture Lecture 2.0 Every Week 2.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Independent & directed learning 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Lecture 2.0 Every Week 2.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Lab 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Lab Independent & directed learning 2.0 Every Week 2.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
 

Module Resources

Supplementary Book Resources
  • Christian Darie, et al 2006, AJAX and PHP, PACKT [ISBN: 1-904811-82-5]
  • David Flanagan 2011, JavaScript the Definitive Guide, 6 Ed., O‚ÄôReilly
  • Hugh E. Williams, David Lane 2004, Web Database Applications with PHP and MySQL, O'Reilly [ISBN: 0596005431]
  • Shu-Wai Chow 2007, PHP 2.0 Mashup Projects, PACKT [ISBN: 978-1-847190-88-8]
  • Paul Hudson 2005, PHP in a Nutshell, O'Reilly [ISBN: 0-596-10067-1]
  • Nicholas C Zakas, et al 2007, Professional Ajax, Wrox [ISBN: 0-471-77778-1]
  • Gavin Bell, 2009, Building Social Web Applications, O'Reilly [ISBN: 0596518757]
  • Loudon Kyle, 2010, Developing Large Web Applications, O'Reilly [ISBN: 0596803028]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_KWEBD_8 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Web Development 7 Mandatory

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