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FIT2029 - Web programming

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Information Technology

Leader: T Hankinson, A Driver


Gippsland First semester 2007 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Hong Kong First semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Malaysia First semester 2007 (Day)
Singapore First semester 2007 (Off-campus)
South Africa First semester 2007 (Day)


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 student's previous study of database systems. Students will study the use of markup and scripting programming languages to connect to databases via a network.


  1. Have an understanding of the fundamental principles and breadth of commercial, e-business and e-commerce programming tasks;
  2. Have experience in using their programming skills in a number of different environments such as Linux, Unix or Windows, while being aware that their fundamental programming approaches remain valid;
  3. Have their understanding of and skills in top-down code development enhanced;
  4. Have knowledge of mark-up languages and scripting languages, and skill in creating applications using these;
  5. Understand the client server paradigm;
  6. Be able to develop and code solutions to typical web-based commercial programming problems using markup and scripting languages, in a client-server paradigm;
  7. Further develop skills in creating suitable and thorough test harnesses;
  8. Have a sound understanding of the fundamental principles of web service strategies;
  9. Be aware of basic security issues when developing and hosting Internet-based applications.



Contact hours

one x 2hr lecture/week; one x 2hr tutorial/week


FIT1004, FIT1002


CPE3002, CSE2030, MMS2802, BUS1042 (Translation set:GCO2811)