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FIT3043 - Web systems 3

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Information Technology

Leader(s): Dr Des Casey (Caulfield and Clayton); Dr Saadat AlHashmi (Malaysia); Mr Gregory Gregoriou (South Africa)


Berwick Second semester 2009 (ONLINE-DAY)
Caulfield Second semester 2009 (ONLINE-DAY)
Clayton Second semester 2009 (ONLINE-DAY)
Gippsland Second semester 2009 (ONLINE-DAY)
Sunway Second semester 2009 (ONLINE-DAY)
South Africa Second semester 2009 (ONLINE-DAY)


Serving static and dynamic web pages. Setting up a development environment (ASP.NET). An overview of a development environment. HTTP protocol reviewed. HTML forms reviewed. Server controls. C# and its relationship to Java. Event driven programming and postback. Namespaces and core objects. State handling. Using data sources: reading data from and writing data to data stores. Data binding.

Using data sources: manipulating XML as a data store, node navigation. Types of server controls. Page life cycles and using server controls. Control families and data templates. Components and user controls. Code behind. .NET Assemblies. Custom Server Controls. XML Web services. Building and deploying services. System Configuration and optimisation. Authentication of users. Ajax with ASP.Net

Mobile Web page development using ASP.Net. Navigating a mobile sites. List controls and data binding. Validation controls. Rich Controls. Styling page output. Writing controls.New device support. Web services. Security and state management.


  1. An understanding of web environments and their components;
  2. An understanding of the principles of object oriented scripting and a knowledge of various uses to which scripting may be put;
  3. The knowledge and skills to design and implement web based applications, using a server side applications development; 4 .The knowledge and skills to design and implement mobile applications;
  4. The knowledge and skills to implement data stores into web based applications;
  5. A professional attitude towards the development of web based information systems.


Unit exercises: 10% Practical Assignments: 40%, Final Examination: 50%.
The examination must be sat at a Monash campus.

Contact hours

Students are expected to spend an average of 12 hours per week on this unit. The breakdown of time is as follows: Two hours/week: topic material coverage from the u-learning environment. Two hours/week working on sub-tasks and quizzes. Eight hours/week: private study to review topic materials, explore supplementary unit resources and complete assigned tasks.


FIT1002 or BUS1060 or IMS1906 or CSE1202


IMS2906, CPE3016

Additional information on this unit is available from the faculty at:

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