Gwybodaeth Modiwlau

Module Identifier
Module Title
Web Programming
Academic Year
Semester 1
Other Staff

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Lecture 22 hours


Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Exam 2 Hours   written exam  50%
Semester Assessment Assignment  50%
Supplementary Exam 2 Hours   50%
Supplementary Assessment Note - Students must resit failed examination and/or resubmission of failed/non-submitted coursework components or ones of equivalent value.  50%

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

1. Describe, construct and deploy Server side web code.

2. Describe, construct and deploy code to generate web pages from a database.

3. Describe and construct server side code that maintains a session.

4. Describe and construct web pages using XML and XSL as content and structure sources.

Brief description

This module follows on from CS15020, providing mode depth of study in the field of web programming.


Servlets: The API, Containers and JSPs

Database access: HTML embedding, CGI-BIN, PHP for the dynamic generation of web pages, object oriented PHP.

Session maintenance: HTTP parameters, cookies, session Ids

XML: HTML as a DTD, DTDs and schemas, XML & CSS, HTML extension, XPATH, XSLT. XML for representing web content and structure. Dynamic generation of web pages.

Module Skills

Skills Type Skills details
Application of Number No
Communication The web is a medium for communication. Features are covered and application will be emphasized.
Improving own Learning and Performance Detail will have to be learned from technical source material. Strategic guidance will be given.
Information Technology Inherent in the subject matter.
Personal Development and Career planning No
Problem solving Many aspects of web functionality are complex to develop and can be provided in more than one way. Deciding which technologies to use in what situations develops this aspect.
Research skills No
Subject Specific Skills Production of client and server side code. Application of presentation style.
Team work No

Reading List

Recommended Text
David Powers (2008) PHP Object - Oriented Solutions friends of ED


This module is at CQFW Level 5