This module introduces the student to dynamic web applications, through client-side and server-side web development.
The aim of this module is to provide the student with the necessary skills to develop secure dynamic web applications, providing client-side and server-side interaction.
By the end of this module the student should be able to:
1. Describe and apply web standards using HTTPS, HTML5 and CSS to develop responsive designs.
3. Describe and implement dynamic applications that include the use of relevant data persistence, client-side technologies, and server-side technologies.
4. Discuss relevant legal and security issues in relation to dynamic web applications.
1 Web standards
Application of HTML5 and CSS to develop responsive designs.
2 Client-side technologies
3 Design techniques
Appropriate techniques for dynamic web applications.
4 Data persistence
The use of relevant data persistence and consideration of appropriate use.
5 Server-side scripting technologies;
Using server-side technologies to provide functionality. Consideration of the processes involved, and the benefits/drawbacks of processing on the server.
6 Security and legal issues
Consider legal and security issues including privacy, transparency, data protection, GDPR, authorisation and validation.
7 Practical aspects of security
Appropriate use of network protocols, secure programming, and testing strategies.
Statement on Teaching, Learning and Assessment
Students will receive a series of lectures supported by practical laboratory sessions. In the laboratory sessions, sample code will be provided with the intention that students develop and extended these snippets to explore relevant issues and topics using directed lab sheets. Underpinning theory and concepts will be introduced in lectures and further reinforced through the laboratory sessions.
Teaching and Learning Work Loads
|Supervised Practical Activity||26|
|Unsupervised Practical Activity||0|
Credit Value – The total value of SCQF credits for the module. 20 credits are the equivalent of 10 ECTS credits. A full-time student should normally register for 60 SCQF credits per semester.
We make every effort to ensure that the information on our website is accurate but it is possible that some changes may occur prior to the academic year of entry. The modules listed in this catalogue are offered subject to availability during academic year 2019/10 , and may be subject to change for future years.