Introduction to the principles of commercial e-commerce programming tasks. The unit explores the purposes and approaches in using scripting and markup languages in relation to the client-server paradigm. The role of both server-side and client-side code are examined. The unit will also build upon students previous study of database systems. Students will study the use of markup and scripting programming languages to connect to databases via a network.
2 hrs lectures/wk, 2 hrs laboratories/wk
* two-hour lecture and
* two-hour tutorial (or laboratory) (requiring advance preparation)
* a minimum of 2-3 hours of personal study per one hour of contact time in order to satisfy the reading and assignment expectations.
* you will need to allocate up to 5 hours per week in some weeks, for use of a computer, including time for newsgroups/discussion groups.
Off-campus students generally do not attend lecture and tutorial sessions, however, you should plan to spend equivalent time working through the relevant resources and participating in discussion groups each week.
BUS1042, CPE3002, CSE2030, FIT2028, FIT2076, GCO2811, MMS2802
Examination (3 hours): 60%; In-semester assessment: 40%
|Assessment Task||Value||Due Date|
|AA1 Putting it online||15%||4 April 2012|
|AA2 Advanced programming||25%||17 May 2012|
|Examination 1||60%||To be advised|
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Required software and/or hardware
PHP 5.3 or later
MySQL 5.5 or later
xampp 1.7.7 win 32 Personal Webserver or equivalent
(For Gippsland oncampus students, the above software will be available on GUS)
Netscape Navigator 8.0
All software is free and may be:
Prescribed texts are available for you to borrow in the library.
Chris Bates. (2006). Web Programming: Building Internet Applications. (3rd Edition) Wiley (ISBN: 0-470-01775-9).
David Lash. (2003). Web Wizard's Guide to PHP. (1st Edition) Addison Wesley (ISBN: 0321121740).
|0||No formal assessment or activities are undertaken in week 0|
|2||HTML, CSS and Browser Compatibility|
|3||Client Side Programming|
|6||Server Side Scripting||Assignment 1 due 4 April 2012|
|7||Server Side Scripting using PHP|
|11||Introduction to Ajax and XML||Assignment 2 due 17 May 2012|
|12||Database access using ODBC|
|SWOT VAC||No formal assessment is undertaken SWOT VAC|
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