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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Information Technology
OfferedBerwick Second semester 2010 (ONLINE-DAY)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (ONLINE-DAY)
Clayton Second semester 2010 (ONLINE-DAY)
Gippsland Second semester 2010 (ONLINE-DAY)
Sunway Second semester 2010 (ONLINE-DAY)
South Africa Second semester 2010 (ONLINE-DAY)
Coordinator(s)Dr Des Casey; David Hong (Malaysia); Mr Gregory Gregoriou (South Africa)


Content covered in this unit, includes: Static and dynamic web pages; ASP.Net environment; HTML forms reviewed; Standard server controls; C# language; Page life cycles; Event driven programming and postback; C# basics; Objects in C#; Namespaces and core objects; State handling; Objects and structured data; Validation controls; Master pages; Themes and skins; Navigation controls; Using data sources; Reading and updating data stores; XML files as data store; Using Grids; Data binding; Configuration and optimisation; Authentication; Email and accessing file systems; Components and user controls; Code behind; .NET Assemblies; Custom Server Controls; Using Ajax; Mobile Web page development; Styling page output; and New device support.


At the completion of this unit students will have:

  • an understanding of web environments and their components;
  • an understanding of the principles of object oriented Internet applications development;
  • the knowledge and skills to design and implement web based applications, using a server side applications development environment;
  • the knowledge and skills to design and implement mobile applications;
  • the knowledge and skills to implement data stores in web based applications;
  • a professional attitude towards the development of web based information systems.


Examination (3 hours): 50%; In-semester assessment: 50%
Students must gain a satisfactory result in both the practical and exercises work and the exam to gain a pass in the unit. The examination must be sat at a Monash campus.

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Des Casey

Contact hours

Online: Optional weekly helpdesk sessions
Sunway: 2 hrs lecture/wk, 2 hrs laboratories/wk


One of FIT1002, BUS1060, IMS1906 or CSE1202


CPE3016, IMS2906

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