- Introduction to web application architectures and server technologies
- Introduction to basic PERL or PHP scripting language (data type, variables, syntax & development environments)
- Basics of CGI programming
- Working with forms, patterns, files and associative array
- Text processing and regular expression
- Manipulating files and directories
- Persistent state mechanism and shopping cart
- Extending server side functionality with additional email, ftp and other server technologies
- Object-orientation in scripting language
- Manipulating MySQL / MSSQL database server
- Implementing user authentication with MySQL or MSSQL server
- Implementing secure transaction with MySQL or MSSQL server
- Hands-on exercises in the lab
10% - 30%
5% - 20%
25% - 35%
25% - 40%
* Practical hands-on computer programming exam
In order to pass the course, students must, in addition to receiving an overall course grade of 50%, also achieve a grade of at least 50% on the combined weighted examination components (including quizzes, tests, exams).
Students may conduct research as part of their coursework in this class. Instructors for the course are responsible for ensuring that student research projects comply with College policies on ethical conduct for research involving humans, which can require obtaining Informed Consent from participants and getting the approval of the Douglas College Research Ethics Board prior to conducting the research.
At the end of this course, the successful student will be able to:
- explain the design trade off and portability issues on different web based server-side architecture and technologies;
- administer and configure Apache web servers using PERL or PHP scripting language;
- write Common Gateway Interface (CGI) program using PERL or PHP scripting language;
- extend web server functionality using PERL or PHP scripting language;
- build database driven dynamic web content using server based DBMS technology;
- implement e-commerce features using PERL or PHP scripting language.
Textbooks and Materials to be Purchased by Students
Elizabeth Chang. Practical Perl with CGI Applications. Latest edition. Addison Wesley.
Luke Welling. PHP and MySQL Web Development. Latest edition. SAMS.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)||KPU INFO 3135 (3)||2013/01/01 to -|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG CPSC 2261 (3)||2013/01/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU CMPT 1XX (3)||2013/01/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU COMP 2XXX (3)||2013/01/01 to -|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||No credit||2019/05/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||UBCO COSC 2nd (3)||2013/01/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||No credit||2013/01/01 to -|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV CIS 245 (4)||2013/01/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC CSC 1XX (1.5)||2013/01/01 to -|