Short Title:Server-Side Web Development
Full Title:Server-Side Web Development
Module Code:WEBD H3001
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Computing
Module Delivered in 8 programme(s)
Reviewed By:FINBARR FEENEY
Module Author:ENDA LEE
Module Description:
  • To communicate a knowledge and understanding of the requirments of commercial web applications.
  • To build a dynamic web application using server side scripting technologies.
  • To use a database for persistent data storage in a web application.
  • To demonstrate applications of the integrated technologies i.e. client side, server side scripting and database connectivity.
  • To communicate a knowledge and understanding of security issues in web applications
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Identify and evaluate appropriate design patterns and web frameworks (client and server) based on requirements
LO2 Develop a web application based on a server-side and client-site frameworks.
LO3 Implement session management and persistent data storage in a web application.
LO4 Build a Restful API and use from client and server applications
LO5 Evaluate the performance and security of server-side web applications.
LO6 Optimise a website to make it accessible to search engine robots
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Laboratory Asssesment based on weekly lab exercises 1,2,3,4,5,6 10.00 Ongoing
Project Build a web application using a server-side framework such as Node.js with Express 1,2,3,4,5,6 20.00 Week 7
Practical/Skills Evaluation Use a front-end framework or library to build an interactive front end for a server application. 2,3,4 20.00 Week 11
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,5,6 50.00 End-of-Semester

IT Tallaght reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Lecture covering theory with practical examples 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Lecturer Supervised Learning Lab based practical exercises 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning Time Independent reading and practice 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Lecture covering theory with practical examples 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Lecturer/Lab Lab based practical exercises 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning Time Independent reading and practice 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Simon Holmes 2018, Getting MEAN with Mongo, Express, Angular, and Node, 2, 2 Ed., Manning Publications [ISBN: 1617294756]
  • Vasan Subramanian 2017, Pro MERN Stack: Full Stack Web App Development with Mongo, Express, React, and Node, Apress [ISBN: 1484226526]
  • Adrian Pruteanu 2018, Practical Web Application Penetration Testing, Packt Publishing [ISBN: 1788627962]
  • Renalda Kushe 2018, Security Assessment of Web Applications, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing [ISBN: 6135827952]
  • Stephen Ludin,‎ Javier Garza 2017, Learning HTTP/2, 2 Ed., O′Reilly [ISBN: 1491962445]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_KACTM_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing with Information Technology Management 5 Mandatory
TA_KACOI_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing with Language (French/ German/ Spanish) 5 Mandatory
TA_KACOS_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing with Software Development 5 Mandatory
TA_KACOD_B Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computing with Data Analytics 5 Mandatory
TA_KACTM_D Bachelor of Science in Computing with Information Technology Management 5 Mandatory
TA_KACOS_D Bachelor of Science in Computing with Software Development 5 Mandatory
TA_KCOSD_D Bachelor of Science in Computing with Software Development - Year 3 (Add on) 5 Mandatory
TA_KITMG_D Bachelor of Science in IT Management 5 Mandatory