Dynamic Web - CO525

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CO327 Web Applications or CO332 Computing Concepts and Practice


This module cannot be taken with CO887 Web-based Information Systems Development



The World Wide Web has become one of the most significant and revolutionary technologies in its ability to deliver new forms for both business and personal communication. In order to be able to fully utilise the power of the Web a good understanding of several key technologies is required. In this module you will learn how to utilise XML to create new forms of Web based documents. You will find out how flexible Web pages can be created using stylesheets and client side scripting. You will also discover how to use server side scripting to support dynamic content and interaction with other applications


Contact hours

20 lectures

Indicative reading

Tutorial and recommendations available online from the World Wide Web Consortium. See also http://readinglists.kent.ac.uk/

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

See the library reading list for this module (Medway)

Learning outcomes

have an appreciation of current Web technologies and the key recommendations from both the World Wide Web Consortium and other relevant bodies
be able to evaluate and utilise a range of XML based languages to construct Web based documents
understand the browser architecture for a range of devices and be able to critically evaluate browser technologies
understand some of the current server side technologies employed by a web server that can serve dynamic data
understand the problems and techniques in combining and transforming XML based languages

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