Faculty of Information Technology
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This unit is only available to students enrolled in the double award Master International/Master of Information Technology Systems with South East University, China
This unit focuses on the design and development of Internet applications with a focus on web services technology. The unit presents an overview of multi-tier web applications and technologies that operate in different layers of typical web architectures. In particular, the unit will introduce the emergence of web services from middleware and Enterprise Architecture Integration (EAI), the fundamental concepts of Service Oriented Architectures (SOA), web services and the key standards that underpin web services: SOAP, WSDL and UDDI. Various service discovery protocols will be evaluated and compared. This unit also teaches a range of web application development technologies focusing on state-of-the-art object oriented scripting languages for mobile and conventional web applications. The unit will provide students with skills to enable web page functionality through scripting, to program and deploy web services as well as to access and consume/use web services. It is assumed that all students have a strong knowledge of object-oriented programming.
At the completion of this unit, students will have:
Examination (3 hours): 50%; In-semester assessment: 50%
10 hrs lectures/wk, 10 hrs laboratories/wk for 5 weeks
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It is assumed that all students have a strong knowledge of object-oriented programming, e.g. Java, C# or C++.