Curriculum Guideline

Client Server Systems

Effective Date:
Course
Discontinued
No
Course Code
CSIS 3540
Descriptive
Client Server Systems
Department
Computing Studies & Information Systems
Faculty
Commerce & Business Administration
Credits
3.00
Start Date
End Term
Not Specified
PLAR
No
Semester Length
15 Weeks
Max Class Size
35
Contact Hours
Lecture: 2 Hours per week Labs/Project: 2 Hours per week Total: 4 Hours per week
Method Of Instruction
Lecture
Lab
Methods Of Instruction

Lecture, seminar, and hands-on projects

Course Description
This course will provide the student with practical knowledge of developing and implementing client-server systems. Topics will include DDL, DML, host based processing, designing complex queries, stored procedures, triggers, using object-oriented programming and ADO .NET frameworks. Use of LINQ and lambda expressions will be covered. The course will use Visual Studio and C# to build client-server systems.


Course Content
  • Review of Object-Oriented Programming in C# using Visual Studio
  • LINQ and lambda expressions in C#
  • Windows Forms programming
  • Database
    • Environment
    • Tables and Views
    • DDL//DML
    • Stored procedures and triggers
  • ADO.NET basics
  • Data Query and Manipulation with ADO.NET
  • Effective communication with team members
Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, the successful student will be able to:

  • Construct complex queries, set operators, and user-defined stored procedures
  • Demonstrate the use of a Visual Studio .NET to build a client-server system
  • Demonstrate the use of ADO .NET frameworks in building an application
  • Describe ADO data providers, datasets, data adapters, connections, and frameworks
  • Explain the basic concepts of reading//writing XML
  • Explain how XML is incorporated in the .NET environment
  • Demonstrate the use of SQL Server//MySQL incorporated with Visual Studio .NET
Means of Assessment

Labs/Assignments

10% - 15%

Project   

15% - 25%

Midterm Examination

30% - 35%

Final Examination*

30% - 40%

Total

100%

 

 

 

 

 

*Will contain min 50% 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.

Textbook Materials

Troelsen, C# 6.0 and the .NET 4.6 Framework, Apress (Springer-Verlag), or latest edition

and/or

Instructor-prepared course reference material

or

other textbook(s) as approved by the department

Prerequisites

A grade of C or better in the following courses: CSIS 2300 and (CSIS 1175 or CMPT 1110).

Equivalencies

CISY 3540

Which Prerequisite

None