University of Technology Sydney

32516 Internet Programming

6cp; 1hpw (lecture), 2hpw (laboratory)
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 31748 Programming on the Internet
Recommended studies: basic knowledge of programming languages and Unix systems



This subject introduces students to the specifics of the World Wide Web (WWW) and internet-based programming. The evolution of the internet and its technical foundation is studied as well as basic techniques for presenting data, text and pictures on the WWW. The client/server paradigm is explored in detail, featuring website design and construction using DHTML (Dynamic Hypertext Markup Language), PHP (Hypertext Pre-processor), MySQL (back-end database), AJAX and JavaScript techniques. This subject provides a sound basis for understanding how the WWW functions, how to construct websites and how to write software for the WWW using scripting techniques.

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Autumn session, City campus

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