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FIT2028 - Web systems 2

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Information Technology

Leader: Janet Fraser


Berwick First semester 2007 (Flexible)
Berwick Second semester 2007 (Flexible)
Caulfield First semester 2007 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2007 (Flexible)
Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Flexible)
Clayton First semester 2007 (Flexible)
Clayton Second semester 2007 (Flexible)
Gippsland First semester 2007 (Flexible)
Gippsland Second semester 2007 (Flexible)
South Africa Second semester 2007 (Flexible)


Client-side scripting for desktop and mobile devices: scripting language structure and syntax, scripting events and event handlers, creating objects and using built-in objects, objects and navigation, browser objects. WML: structure, syntax and implementation. XML structure and validation using XML Schema Language. Processing using XSLT. XPATH. Server-side scripting: PHP structure, syntax and implementation. Implementing state-handling in a "stateless environment". Strategies for enforcing data integrity, data security principles and techniques. Database and web page design concepts and their importance in commercial applications.


On successful completion of this unit, students should: have a knowledge of: a client side scripting language and its uses in web page design the structure of XML and its uses, particularly in a web environment; constructing, validating and processing XML documents; server side scripting to access data stores. Students will have developed skills in: developing client side scripts to perform a variety of browser tasks; developing, validating and processing XML documents; developing server side scripts to access data stores. On successful completion of this unit, students should have attitudes of: professionalism towards respecting copyright; requiring professional standards in designing and implementing web applications.


Unit exercises: 15%; Practical Assignments: 35%; Final Examination: 50%

Contact hours

This unit is conducted through the Walkabout u-Learning Environment. Students self manage their learning with the help of the Walkabout environment. On campus drop in help sessions, and evening on line help sessions using the Marratech system are available for students to obtain timely assistance.


CSE2030, CPE3003, CPE2010