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FIT1011 - Web systems 1

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Information Technology

Leader: Des Casey


Berwick Second semester 2007 (Flexible)
Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Flexible)
Clayton Second semester 2007 (Flexible)
Gippsland Second semester 2007 (Flexible)


Brief introduction to the physical structure of the Internet. W3C and its role. Document markup. Hypertext. Elements of web pages: text, graphics, media. Design with and implementation of: lists, tables, frames, layers, cascading style sheets. Web graphics: vector and bitmap images, image constraints, digitising images, basic graphic design. Plug-ins. Multimedia. Web page design principles. Elements of visual design. Form design and implementation. Site development life cycle. Legal and ethical considerations. XML: structure of XML documents, validating XML documents, Web design using XML. Introduction to Wireless.WAP 2.0 and XHTML-MP. WAP CSS / WCSS.WCSS properties. WCSS Extensions


The physical structure of the Internet; The role of mark-up languages, especially XHTML; The features of XHTML; The use of graphics and multimedia in web applications; The basic principles of web site design, implementation and maintenance;Some of the legal and ethical issues associated with the Internet, especially the area of copyright; writing syntactically correct XHTML code; developing graphics suitable for web use; developing scripted streaming multimedia presentations; developing structurally correct web sites with intuitive navigational paradigms


Unit exercises: 10%; Practical Assignments: 40%; Final Examination: 50%. Students must gain a satisfactory result in both the practical and exercises work and the exam to gain a pass in the unit.


CFR1150, CSC1040, IMS1401, GCO1821, CPE1003, CPE9005, FIT2053