Web Application Programming
Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (School of)
Colchester Campus & Apprenticeship Location
Undergraduate: Level 5
Sunday 17 January 2021
Friday 02 July 2021
29 July 2020
Requisites for this module
The aim of this module is to provide an understanding of the principles that underlie the design of web applications, and to provide practical experience of the technologies used in their construction.
After completing this module, students will be expected to be able to:
2. Write Java Server Pages (JSPs) and Java classes that implement key web application components (e.g. a shopping basket for an on-line shop).
3. Use appropriate techniques to manage session state.
4. Design and implement data models, databases and data bound classes to support web applications.
. Overview of E-commerce technologies
Server side: Web servers
Serving dynamic content
Java servlets, Java Server Pages (JSP)
. Web-based User Interface Design
HTML form elements
Limitations of HTML forms
. JSP and Java Servlets
The servlet API and Lifecycle
A hello-world servlet
Servlet input and output streams
Reading parameters and posted data
Session tracking with URL encoding and Cookies
Techniques for dynamic generation of HTML
Enhancing web applications with Ajax
. Databases for web applications
Data modelling for e-commerce applications
Reasons for using XML
Syntax of well-formed XML documents
Validating XML with DTDs
Designing XML document structures
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Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
|Coursework / exam
||Progress Test - Week 21
||Assignment 1 - Web Client Programming Exercises
||Assignment 2 - Client Server Application
||120 minutes during Summer (Main Period) (Main)
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Michael Sanderson, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr Mike Sanderson, Dr Jon Chamberlain
CSEE School Office, email: csee-schooloffice (non-Essex users should add @essex.ac.uk to create full e-mail address), Telephone 01206 872770
Dr Yunfei Chen
University of Warwick
Available via Moodle
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